Yahoo has a problem: it has no idea what it’s doing, or how it’s going to do it (outside of teenage dream hires). Some people who claim intimate knowledge say the company is going to do it by throwing a serious Hail Mary: buying Tumblr for $1,000,000,000. That’s one billion.

Rumor Alert: Yahoo Is Buying Tumblr for a Billion?

I don’t think I ever wished for a rumor to be untrue so badly. Imagine if suddenly all of Tumblr resembled Yahoo Answers. Or Yahoo’s rabid racist, bigoted comments. Or Yahoo’s awful forums full of spam. You get the idea…

Obligatory “Best of Yahoo”: HOW IS BABBY FORMED? (Only as an example of possible things to come…).

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