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Should you nuke your blogs like Steve Rubel did? Mathew Ingram asked Rubel why he moved to Tumblr and deleted his old posts.

Should you nuke your blogs like Steve Rubel did? Mathew Ingram asked Rubel why he moved to Tumblr and deleted his old posts. | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Steve Rubel, a VP of digital strategy at Edelman, recently moved his blog to Tumblr and deleted all of his old posts. He says Google is paying more attention to social signals now, and so a social platform is more important than just having a blog.
But is he right?
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Tumbling into journalism: Tumblr’s newsy tag pages » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism

Tumbling into journalism: Tumblr’s newsy tag pages » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Tumble yesterday introduced personal tag curation. Here is NiemanLabs comment on their first move into curation, two months ago, where their Tumblr staff curated.
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Tumblr Introduces Curation Feature That Encourages Users To Tag Posts

Tumblr Introduces Curation Feature That Encourages Users To Tag Posts | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Tumblr has just added an “Explore” page that organizes posts by tag. This move does add some level of curation to the blogging platform.
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Tumblr Revamps ‘Directory’ To Better Surface Great Content (Video)

Tumblr Revamps ‘Directory’ To Better Surface Great Content (Video) | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Exclusive - In a conversation with TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid after his panel on scaling fast-growing Internet businesses, Tumblr CEO David Karp talks not only about his lazy dog but also some new product developments that should be going.
The new Tumblr Directory is based on two main pillars:
On one side, the startup has developed algorithms to suggest people and blogs to users based on a ton of metrics, and on the other side there will be some sort of editorial spotlight with Tumblr staffers suggesting content that “really stands out”, helped by community activity.
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It’s hard to organize Tumblr blogs by topic, says Tumblrs own Blog

It’s hard to organize Tumblr blogs by topic, says Tumblrs own Blog | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
It’s hard to organize Tumblr blogs by topic. A single one of your blogs may include your personal updates, your art, your opinions, and a YouTube video of a cat speaking Japanese, all in a single day. For the last few weeks we’ve been experimenting with some brand new tools for exploring Tumblr. The new Explore page organizes and filters posts by tag.
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Tumbling into journalism: Tumblr’s newsy tag pages » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism

Tumbling into journalism: Tumblr’s newsy tag pages  »  Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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