Storyboard Speaks: Laid-Off Tumblr Staffers Discuss David Karp's Decision

Storyboard Speaks: Laid-Off Tumblr Staffers Discuss David Karp's Decision

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New (Photo: Twitter/successmagazine) Earlier this week, Tumblr CEO David Karp took the stage at PaidContent Live for a panel called “Tumblr and the Future of Media.” It was a poignant title considering that one of the topics discussed was Mr. Karp’s recent, rather brusque blog post announcing the end of Storyboard, a high-profile editorial experiment...
Storyboard Speaks: Laid-Off Tumblr Staffers Discuss David Karp's Decision
                                       

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Tumblr Fires Its Editorial Team

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Tumblr announced late last night that its firing its editorial team and shutting down its Storyboard project. BetaBeat was the first to confirm that the editorial employees were fired. Storyboard was a curated Tumblr page that pulled in editorial content from a variety of sources on the blogging network, including...
Tumblr Fires Its Editorial Team
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