. @YahooInc Is there any update as to when @Tumblr will become an accretive acquisition? #YHOOearnings— Chris Ciaccia (@Chris_Ciaccia) October 14, 2013Here's what she and Yahoo! CFO Ken Goldman had to say regarding the acquisition: Mayer: "We said when we first acquired Tumblr that we would have it be accretive to EBITDA probably in 2014. Right now, their focus is really on gaining users in particular mobile users and they overall have been outperforming their projections." Goldman: "We are quite happy. I mean, the metrics there have been quite good. We worked with them, David Karp and team in terms of how they think about revenue and monetization and make sure they do it right. So we're working very well together on that and again we remain every bit as confident about that merger acquisition today as when we did it back in June." It's nothing Earth shattering, and I didn't get any incredible revelations, but it's awesome to start a working dialogue with one of the technology world's most renowned CEOs. It's also a testament to Mayer that she is now open to taking questions from journalists on earnings calls, something that has traditionally been reserved for Wall Street analysts. Clearly, Mayer is serious about increasing transparency at Yahoo! -- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >Contact by Email. Follow @Chris_Ciaccia
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