Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg – gpgmail

[ad_1] After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once might blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns gpgmail) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part […]

Snapchat beats a dead horse – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on gpgmail this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Netflix might have some rough times ahead […]

Verizon is selling Tumblr – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Daily Crunch is gpgmail’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress.com parent, Automattic It’s been six years since Yahoo acquired the popular blogging platform for […]

Verizon Sells Tumblr to WordPress Owner for Paltry $3 Million

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Companies exist to make money for the owners and shareholders, and they’ll often do it at the expense of basic morality and common sense. That’s why the rise and fall of Tumblr is so perplexing. Verizon has announced that […]

Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress parent, Automattic – gpgmail

[ad_1] Six years after Yahoo purchased Tumblr for north of $1 billion, its parent corporation is selling the once-dominant blogging platform. WordPress owner Automattic Inc. has agreed to take the service off of Verizon’s hands. Terms of the deal are undisclosed, but the number is “nominal,” compared to its original asking price, per an article […]