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Rumors & Acquisitions: Quickly Now


Our hero is on deadline, so here’s a quick rumor roundup.

RUMORS OF THE DIRECTORY’S DEATH HAVE BEEN GREATLY EXAGGERATED. That $5 paid directory Tumblr rolled out and then abruptly pulled? They’re revamping it. The directory sold out too quickly, for one thing, said CEO David Karp, so the next iteration will have a bidding component and more niche categories. “It was incredibly rudimentary the first time around,” he said. He predicts the new directory will be out within a month. [Tumbeast joke here.] Read More