On David Karp’s sentiment towards his company’s $1.1b exit: Not exactly the kind of game plan you can end with, “Fuck yeah.” Fuck Yeah Valleywag
Remember my old startup Bunchball.com?Ah, those were the days:forbes.com/sites/tristanl…#dodgeball4ever — Dennis Crowley (@dens) March 22, 2013 His previous company, Bunchball, had served as a prototype version of foursquare a few years earlier and was acquired by Google but failed to achieve traction with a large customer base. Fuck Yeah Forbes
So @betabeat publishes a call to talk about the emotional strain at startups betabeat.com/2013/01/after-… , then this: betabeat.com/2013/02/drunk-… Wow. — Cody Brown (@CodyBrown) February 18, 2013 Fuck Yeah BetaBeat, regarding After Suicide of Jody Sherman, A Call to Talk About the Emotional Strain of Life at Startups and Drunk, Naked AlphaBoost Founder Matt Monahan Is Currently Trying to Sell...
I don’t feel any better about being on this side of techcrunch’s ridiculous facebook reporting than I did being on the other. — ⚡♨Jason Prado♨⚡ (@jasonpjason) January 15, 2013 Fuck Yeah TechCrunch, regarding Facebook’s new Graph Search
Fuck Yeah Wired: That gives Path a huge leg up, because you can’t search for any past activity on those social networks. Not true – Foursquare lets you search your history. Path really needs that advantage to get bigger. Launched in 2010, the social network hasn’t taken off nearly as well as its competitors. Part of the reason why is that Path limits the number of people you can add as...
Hey @betabeat, what is this shit? Is it really necessary to mock a father teaching his daughter to program? bit.ly/QzhfCR — Hilary Mason (@hmason) October 5, 2012 Fuck Yeah Betabeat
Mayer may have what it takes to run Yahoo, in other words, but her appointment...– Fuck Yeah New York Magazine
That’s a hell of a “Correction” from that headline, Business Insider. twitter.com/marcoarment/st… — Marco Arment (@marcoarment) November 21, 2012 Headline: FACEBOOK IS SELLING YOUR SOUL TO MITT ROMNEYCorrection near the bottom: Facebook is not selling your soul to Mitt Romney. — Marco Arment (@marcoarment) November 21, 2012 Fuck Yeah Business Insider
A Thiel fellow who dropped out of an Ivy League college at age 17 spent most of her brief time at the party hugging her purse and asking for clarification about what, exactly, a whippet was. - Fuck Yeah Betabeat, because that sort of thing never happens in college.
There hasn’t been a single bitcoin article using “Golding@Home” in a headline? What the fuck do we even have tech journalists for? — Karl Pichotta (@kpich) August 8, 2012 Good question.
As I was heading back to the office, I saw this tweet in my timeline: Google...– quote from AVC, but Fuck Yeah TechCrunch
If Wife Swap is one of your guilty pleasures (ahem), then you might get a kick...– Fuck Yeah Betabeat Because no one bothered to check and make sure the .com link to Founder Swap actually worked, when it should be a .biz. If you’re going to lift a story from another publication, at least make sure that you copy it properly.
When I spoke, a reporter misread my slide and ran a story based on that error....– Fuck Yeah Silicon Alley Insider (but props to David Lee for setting things straight)
While Sciarra, who took a six week hiatus from pinning and company matters a few...– Fuck Yeah TechCrunch
Every time I read tech press talking about tech press, my mind automatically goes to this: youtube.com/watch?v=LXQMoy… — Maya Baratz (@mbaratz) April 12, 2012
Like other social media apps — such as the maligned Girls Around Here app —...– Fuck Yeah AllThingsD Because aggregating your own data and aggregating other people’s data is basically the same thing, right?
Foursquare Adds Bios To Profile Pages, Evolving As... →
In which a mobile-focused startup adds a text field to their website, and in which the Tech Press vomits 305 buzzwords in response.
The fact that he’s a technical co-founder puts him at a huge advantage...– Fuck Yeah Business Insider This is what happens when you give people a blogging quota businessinsider.com/why-being-a-te… — Alexia Tsotsis (@alexia) March 30, 2012
Fake sold her first startup, Flickr, to Yahoo in 2005 for a reported $35...– Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake rolls out Pinwheel by Paul Sloan, CNET
Bloggers informing bloggers all the way down.– Content Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink by MG Siegler (via @al3x)
There’s constant bickering, even in the Business Insider office, over...– Klout Has Access To A Ton Of Its Users’ Data — Here’s What It’s Doing With It by Matt Lynley, Business Insider
Also of concern for Google: Twitter and Facebook recently opened offices in New...– http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-01-26/tech/30665789_1_linkedin-google-googlers
#fuckyeahtechpress RT @krave: “Tech workers, sometimes I wonder what they do all day long.” Really, WSJ? on.wsj.com/sMMNgv — Jorge Ortiz (@JorgeO) December 7, 2011