Of all the questions about monetization, advertising, and scale that have surfaced since Yahoo announced its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, one giant point is getting buried: what to do with Tumblr’s porn?
“We would like to look at them and understand how we could introduce ads, in a very light ad load, where the impact is really created, because the ads really fit the users’ expectations and follow the form and function of the dashboard.”
It’s been leaked that Yahoo will be requiring employees to work in offices:
Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings. Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home. We need to be one Yahoo!, and that starts with physically being together. - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer
What do you think about this?
Here’s more on this topic from Fast Company’s Creative Conversations:
“We’re focusing on the front-end,” says Ethan Batraski, Yahoo!’s director of product. “And in the last few years, the search experience hasn’t evolved much at all. But search is no longer a destination.”