WordPress owner Automattic to acquire Tumblr for ‘nominal amount’

Verizon announced today that it has sold blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic, the company behind WordPress. The Wall Street Journal says the transaction is valued at a “nominal amount,” despite Tumblr having once been sold acquired by Yahoo for $ 1.1 billion. more… The post WordPress owner Automattic to acquire Tumblr for ‘nominal amount’ appeared […]

Tumblr was removed from the App Store after it was found to be serving child pornography

Over the weekend, we reported that Apple had pulled Tumblr’s official iOS app from the App Store. While details were unclear at the time, CNET’s Download.com reports today that the app was removed due to the discovery of child pornography. more… The post Tumblr was removed from the App Store after it was found to […]