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LEANING IN Yahoo to buy Tumblr? Justin Sullivan/Getty; Aaron M. Sprecher/AP for Tumblr

Yahoo to buy Tumblr?

Is Marissa Mayer a fan of Dogshaming? Rumors are swirling that Yahoo is set to acquire Tumblr, favorite blogging site of short-form jokers and Bieber fans everywhere. The deal is reportedly worth up to $1 billion. The tech firm is holding a press conference in New York City, Tumblr's hometown, on Monday. Invitations to the press conference asked attendees to “join us as we share something special.” We're having a hard time thinking of something more special than Tumblr.

May 18, 2013 10:32 AM