Peter Kafka

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Tumblr Cuts Editorial Team

Tumblr is disbanding Storyboard, its four-person editorial team, and all four employees will be “moving on,” CEO David Karp said in a post. Late last year, Tumblr told Forbes that it was hoping to generate $100 million in revenue in 2013; last month, it also told Bloomberg that it would be profitable this year. Update: Tumblr PR tells BetaBeat that three employees will be let go.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus