First, I love Tumblr and want to keep loving it. And yes, it is immediately terrifying to hear that Yahoo (which, from a lot of our perspectives, is a laughably backwards and culturally irrelevant company) is going to own Tumblr. I sympathize.
But there are a number of circumstances in which…
I’ve been trying to sum up my feelings on the tumblr acquisition and from the perspective of someone who’s been on tumblr and consuming media (albiet rather passively in my case) via tumblr for the past 3 (jesus was 2010 really 3 years ago?) years… I think Hank pretty much sums it up.
All good things must come to an end, but I seriously doubt that end is tomorrow or that any major changes are going to take shape in the next few months.