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Tumblr’s GIF artists are having a field day over the Yahoo deal

Tumblr remixed some amazing reaction GIFs to put its signature spin on the Yahoo merger news.


Fernando Alfonso III

Internet Culture

Posted on May 20, 2013   Updated on Jun 1, 2021, 3:31 pm CDT

If you talk to tech bloggers about Yahoo’s billion-dollar acquisition of Tumblr, they’ll likely talk about return on investment or the search giant’s troubled past when it comes to buyouts. To Tumblr’s community of Photoshoppers, the more important question is this: Which reaction GIFs can they remix to put their signature spin on the merger news?


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Katy knockout

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Yahoo just wants to fit in

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Can Homer Simpson predict the future?

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Mayer makes it rain


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Outtake from The Shining

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Fist of fury

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A world far, far, away

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Under the sea

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That purple dashboard

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Coupon cutting

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When two CEOs meet

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Case of the Mondays

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Pizza and cat collide

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Illustration by Jason Reed

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*First Published: May 20, 2013, 3:53 pm CDT