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Hulu no longer offers free service, but launches ad-supported “Yahoo View” streaming
Aug09

Hulu no longer offers free service, but launches ad-supported “Yahoo View” streaming

Hulu has finally called it quit with offering free service to its viewers. Instead, the company has inked a deal with Yahoo to offer users ad-supported TV-streaming that will enable them watch five most recent episodes of shows from the ABC, NBC and Fox. All five episodes, according to Variety, will be streamed eight days after the original air date. Going forward, the company will be offering an all-subscription model to people. This...

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New Yahoo Messenger app now on desktop with new bulk photo sharing and “Unsend” features
Jul28

New Yahoo Messenger app now on desktop with new bulk photo sharing and “Unsend” features

Finally, the revamped Yahoo Messenger app has made its way to desktop for Windows and Mac—and with some cool features too. In June, the company said it would no longer provide support for its Messenger desktop client, but advised users to “complete their transition to the new Yahoo Messenger.” Users now have up until August 5 to make the move over to the new Messenger. “Today, we’re delighted to announce that you can enjoy all of...

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Tumblr Will Soon Have Ads – Will Users Make Money?
Jul27

Tumblr Will Soon Have Ads – Will Users Make Money?

Tumblr’s current parent is Yahoo. Soon, when the process of acquisition is done, Tumblr will have a new parent — Verizon. The blogging site will soon introduce a new advertising program. Its more than 300 million blogs will have ads. Tumblr ads will start to appear on Thursday. If users don’t like having ads on their blogs, they can opt out. On the other hand, if they choose to display ads, they won’t get a cut of those ads. However,...

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Yahoo introduces finance, news and weather bots to Facebook Messenger
Jul09

Yahoo introduces finance, news and weather bots to Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is fast becoming one of the most useful chat apps good for many reasons. Just when you thought the app couldn’t get any better than it already did, Facebook launched what it called bots. The launch of Facebook Messenger bots received a lot of positive reviews from millions of users across the world. Businesses and individuals have been using bots to great advantage—things are a lot easier using bots because they run...

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Yahoo launches Radar, a new mobile travel guide and assistance app
Jun22

Yahoo launches Radar, a new mobile travel guide and assistance app

After officially announcing to the entire world its decision not to continue supporting Messenger desktop app; Yahoo on Tuesday launched a new app called Radar. Radar is a travel app for iOS with a chatbot-like assistant. The app acts as a smart travel guide; offering loads of suggestions and recommendations to help travelers plan their trips ahead of time. Designed to work along with Yahoo Mail, the app can also be used to pull trip...

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Tumblr to compete with Twitter and Facebook with its own live video service
Jun21

Tumblr to compete with Twitter and Facebook with its own live video service

  We hope Tumblr’s plan to compete with Twitter and Facebook as it launches its live video service is not coming too late. According to livevideo.tumblr.com, a promotional webpage, which was first spotted by a Twitter user David Chartier during the weekend, the company has scheduled a launch date for June 21st. Confirming the authenticity of the promotional webpage, TechCrunch says the images are Tumblr’s ads materials designed...

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