Verizon sells Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic Inc

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Tumblr was founded by David Karp in 2007 as one of the first microblogging services
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Tumblr was founded by David Karp in 2007 as one of the first microblogging services

WordPress will "take on about 200 staffers" from Verizon as part of the deal

Verizon is selling its personal blogging social network Tumblr to Automattic Inc, the owner of online publishing tool WordPress. Verizon has agreed to sell the service for less than $3 million, a tiny...

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