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#HuffPost Rolls Out New Reporter Blogs

#HuffPost Rolls Out New Reporter Blogs

Reporters at The Huffington Post are trying something new: blogging. Capital New York reports that HuffPost is unveiling a new blogging template that allows its reporters to maintain a personal blog in addition to their beat reporting. Their blogs are intended to act as “a reporter’s notebook,” [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Reaches 170M Visitors

#Tumblr Reaches 170M Visitors

Tumblr reported that its popular blogging site has reached 170 million worldwide visitors, securing its position in the top ten U.S. blogs. Fast Company reported that the news was posted on Tumblr's staff blog. Founder David Karp said he's "humbled" by the news. Tumblr is known for hosting often [Full Story…]

Tumblr’s David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

Tumblr's David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

During Advertising Week in NY, Tumblr CEO David Karp spoke about the original ideas the company has for building its advertising. Recently, Tumblr launched its first paid product for advertisers, hired a leader for global sales, and tested out a few big name brands. According to GigaOm, Tumblr's [Full Story…]

Tumblr’s Advertising Model Emphasizes Caring

Tumblr's Advertising Model Emphasizes Caring

100-employee company Tumblr prefers an office in Manhattan, and may be on the brink of understanding how to make money from the internet. Tumblr is a combination of a blog platform and a social network, and is the brain-child of David Karp, the 26 year-old founder and CEO. The platform that Tumblr [Full Story…]

NYU Grad Seeing Success After Blog Goes Viral

NYU Grad Seeing Success After Blog Goes Viral

At just 24 years old Emma Koenig has a viral blog, a book that is to be released next month, and a pending deal for a television series. That is not to say that she isn't like other recent college grads, she left her East Village apartment to move back in with her parents in NJ, had a line of low [Full Story…]

Andy Borowitz Joins The New Yorker Blogs

Andy Borowitz Joins The New Yorker Blogs

The Conde Nast-owned publication, The New Yorker, will add Andy Borowitz's Borowitz Report to its network of blogs. Borowitz, satirist and comedian, boasts about 275,000 Twitter followers and has been a frequent contributor to the "Shouts and Murmurs" section of the magazine. According [Full Story…]

Fashion Blogging Becoming More Than a Hobby

Fashion Blogging Becoming More Than a Hobby

In 2009, Dolce & Gabbana brought in fashion bloggers to fill in the front row of its fashion show, and back then it was a big deal. However, in the last few years, fashion blogging has evolved from a hobby to a legitimate career, according to Adweek. Take former news editor at Elle, Nick [Full Story…]

NY Mag to Expand “The Cut” Blog

NY Mag to Expand "The Cut" Blog

New York Magazine announced that they will be expanding their blog, The Cut, next month. According to the Media Decoder Blog, NY Mag used to keep the blog as a supplement to articles in the flagship magazine, but recently the magazine started hiring people like Maureen O'Connor from Gawker to [Full Story…]

New Tumblr Feature Allows Users to Promote Their Blogs

New Tumblr Feature Allows Users to Promote Their Blogs

Tumblr has decided to allow users to promote their blog posts by charging five dollars per post. The Tumblr service will put paid blog posts at the top of Tumblr home pages of users who are already familiar with those blogs, according to Bloomberg. These promoted posts will stay at the top of a [Full Story…]

Gawker’s Denton Calls for Media Transparency

Gawker's Denton Calls for Media Transparency

At a panel discussion in NY this week about "the state of gossip in the digital age," Nick Denton, proprietor of Gawker Media, participated with Clay Shirky, new media guru, Virginia Heffernan, Yahoo pop tech journalist, George Rush, former NY Daily News gossip columnist, and Sunny Bates, digital [Full Story…]

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Subscribe to our E-newsletter, Twitter, iOS/Android Apps and Other Feeds

NY Convergence offers a variety of ways to access our content, updated throughout each day: Twitter - @nyconvergence Free daily e-newsletter Free iOS App & Android  App Widget RSS feed Facebook Amazon Kindle Google Gadget Amazon Appstore [Full Story…]

Tumblr Announces New iOS App

Tumblr Announces New iOS App

Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp recently announced at the F.ounders conference that the blogging company will release a new iOS app this week. According to VentureBeat, the company has not paid much attention to their mobile app sector, despite a massive popularity. When the app launches it will [Full Story…]

Belgian Company Checkthis Moves to NY

Belgian Company Checkthis Moves to NY

Checkthis, originally started in Belgium has relocated to NY to better tackle the US market. Checkthis is a site dedicated to letting users create one of a kind, visually slick blog posts and other kinds of single-purpose web-content. It is created on the notion that people today like to publish [Full Story…]

Advertise on NY Convergence via LocalVox

Advertise on NY Convergence via LocalVox

NY Convergence has joined Local Vox Media, which creates long term engagement for local NY businesses by helping them to market themselves online across the web via email, social media, directories and search. Businesses interested in advertising on NY Convergence and reaching its audience of tens [Full Story…]

New Media Live: Ten Steps, Secrets, Shifts and Scary Tactics #BlogWorld

New Media Live: Ten Steps, Secrets, Shifts and Scary Tactics  #BlogWorld

By Lauren Keyson That’s the title of the ultimate session of everything you could possibly learn at BlogWorld, according to comic blogger Jordan Cooper who opened the New Media Live! session late last week at the conference to a large ballroom room filled with bloggers, e-mailers, and social [Full Story…]