Late last night, while browsing through our Instagram feed, we stumbled upon a photo of a big purple “R” that looked like it had recently been popped off a sign. The photo was posted by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who has apparently decided to give the company’s flamboyantly purple logo a makeover. Read More
Born To Yodel
He did, however, take a job at Nanigans, which is apparently a Facebook performance marketing company, and not a restaurant where your newly-single Aunt goes to swig 1,000-calorie drinks and pick up dudes smoking Newports.
Back at Le Web Paris in December 2010, then-TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington hosted a fireside chat with Marissa Mayer, who was recently named Yahoo’s CEO. In the video, unearthed by commenters at The Verge, Mr. Arrington poses a series of hypothetical questions to Ms. Mayer, including–quite presciently–”If you ran Yahoo, for example, what would you do?” (Michael Arrington: modern day Nostradamus?)
Ms. Mayer launched into that well-known machine gun giggle, perhaps at the notion of answering hypothetical questions, or maybe even at the concept that she would some day come to head the sinking web property. She then began a diplomatic response, lauding then-Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz for some of her work. Read More