Facebook isn’t cool anymore. It’s the website where your older relatives hang out. It’s the place where people post political screeds, religious diatribes, and personal drama you don’t want to read. It’s seen as a service that doesn’t care about privacy, one that constantly wants more and more of your data to sell and profit from. So what are the kids using these days?
Are you big fans of Tumblr? Here at MakeUseOf, we certainly are. The blogging platform brings together the idea of blogging together with social networking and has become home to some of the most creative, entertaining, humourous and thoughtful posts we’ve ever come across. This week we’re taking a stab at some of the funnier offerings available on Tumblr.
We all knew it was coming. Back in February Twitter announced that it would be shutting down Posterous by the end of April. Some bloggers saw it coming from the day that Twitter acquired the popular blogging platform. With that day finally here, if you’re still looking for an alternative to meet your blogging and automated sharing needs, we’ve come up with a list of 6 viable alternatives.
Hot on the heels of Yahoo acquiring Tumblr, the blogging service has made a major change to its custom domain settings, and should blog owners choose not to take action, it could cause their blog to go offline. Of course, blog owners who are just using Tumblr’s standard URLs will not have a problem from this […]