Rick Blair Joins Street Fight As Adviser, Columnist

Rick Blair, CEO of Examiner.com joined the advisory board of hyperlocal media site Street Fight today. Blair joins a board that includes Larry Kramer (CBS Marketwatch founder) and Rick Robinson (formerly of AOL Digital Cities). As an adviser, [...]
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LIVE BLOG: Apple Press Event!!

The much anticipated Apple Press event just started here in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The lights went dim and the new Apple CEO Tim Cook took stage. After speaking briefly about how Apple Inc was at the forefront [...]
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Mashable Fires Editor-At-Large Ben Parr Just Before The Holidays!

We have just learnt from multiple sources that Ben Parr – Editor at the popular social media blog Mashable.com, has been fired! Both AllThingD and Business Insider have independently confirmed this to be true. Ben Parr was fired a week [...]

Best Of Tumblr -Wiz Khalifa Quotes On Love, Relationships And MILFs

I came across a series of beautiful quotes by rapper and hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa (birth name Cameron Jibril Thomaz) on popular blogging site tumblr, and decided to make a compilation for oObly readers. So here goes!

How To Add Or Change The Favicon For Your Tumblr Blog

Most of you already know what a favicon is, but in case you didn’t, it is the small icon that shows up in your browsers address bar in front of your blog / website address. For personal as well as business branding, it is important to [...]

Display A Post Tag Cloud Widget In Your Tumblr Blog in 10 Easy Steps!

A Tag Cloud is a visual listing of all the post tags in your blog, with a bigger font-size given to those tags that are used the most and a smaller font-size given to those tags that are least used. While WordPress has had post tag clouds for [...]
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How To Change / Update Your Tumblr Profile Portrait Photo

[Note: This works in new tumblr 2011 June onwards!] When you sign up for a tumblr tumblog at tumblr.com, your blog profile will display an anonymous head in your dashboard and in other tumblogs where you reblog or like other posts. Obviously [...]

Sarah Palin Email Archives – Where To Find Them Online For Your Next Comic Skit

Today, the State of Alaska released over 24 thousand pages of email correspondence (24,199 pages to be precise) from former did-not-finish-my-term-and-ran-away Gov. Sarah Palin’s time in office. The partially redacted printouts, which were [...]
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Get 5 WordPress Themes For The Price Of 1 At The WooThemes Easter Sale 2011

Only this weekend, starting today, and ending on Monday, April 25th, 2011, WooThemes, creators of awesome premium (paid) WordPress Themes, is having a special Easter Weekend Sale! You get 5 Themes for the price of 1. In other words, the themes [...]
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WordCamp San Francisco 2011 Dates, Agenda Overview Announced!

It is official! According to an announcement on the WordPress.com blog, WordCamp San Francisco (WordCamp SF), the official annual conference of the WordPress open source project, will be held August 12-14, 2011 in San Francisco, California. [...]
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Fireside Chat With Jason Calacanis – One Of The Original Godfathers Of The Blogging Game

In 2005, while newbie blogger @Arrington was busy learning the difference between a blog post and a blog page in WordPress, Jason Calacanis, one of the original Godfathers of the Blogging Game, had already sold his baby Weblogs Inc – a [...]
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What Is Responsible For Tumblr’s Recent Explosive Growth?

There is an interesting nerd cat-fight going on in this comment thread, between David Karp, founder of the popular micro-blogging website Tumblr and a “BrianD” (twitter handle @XNoArchive ) We may never learn the truth, but it [...]
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WordPress In The Cloud Meetup (FREE San Francisco Event)

How are WordPress.com, Mashable.com, PerezHilton.com and other big WordPress powered sites able to handle millions of visits a month with little or no downtime and time lag? They do so by leveraging the “cloud” and by using CDNs [...]
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I Can Haz 30 Million In Da Bank! What Do I Do Wif It?

Seattle based Cheezburger Network – creators of virally popular sites like icanhascheezburger.com and FailBlog, scored a $30 million Series A funding today. The funding was led by Foundry Group, with participation from Madrona Venture [...]