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This is pretty cool. Can’t think of a better owner today than Automattic for Tumblr’s huge creative publishing community.
Verizon to Sell Tumblr to WordPress.com Owner
Verizon has agreed to sell its blogging website Tumblr to the owner of popular online-publishing tool WordPress.com, unloading for a nominal amount a site that once fetched a purchase price of more than $1 billion.
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You gonna see any dollar bills out of this?
This would be great news a year ago
I get near daily “adult content detected” emails from Verizon’s garbage content moderation bots and no, my tumblr did not feature “adult content” (unless you’re counting recaps of New Yorker articles and bad network TV shows)
Still an awesome news today for the fact that it’s WordPress buying tumblr, and the potential of tumblr as a new service under a trusted name, I can’t wait to see what they do with it...
Biggest improvement they can make for minimal effort is stop the full-page content block for anyone in the EU that doesnt agree to data harvesting.
this is every page on tumblr in the EU. Will you please fix this?
Very curious to see how this will play out in the short, medium and long term. Used to like Tumblr. Big fan of Automattic home of
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Yes, this is great.