With news that Yahoo! is buying Tumblr, we have to stop a second and see how this will affect content creators, both off and on Tumblr.
With the buyout of Tumblr, one of the Web’s most prominent independent companies has come under the wing of one of the established giants. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Facebook and Twitter combine to control a large part of our lives online.
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