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WordPress Folks Buy Tumblr

So much for moralizing prudes. Tumblr, the blogging platform that was burning up the track until it was acquired by Yahoo, has once more been sold, this time to Automattic Inc., the folks who do the WordPress online publishing tool. (The present author is using WordPress to write this piece.) The sale is reportedly at…

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Tumblr: The Purge Continues

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Editor’s note: This story is already out of date. It was written yesterday afternoon (17 December). However, by the time it was published, events had already moved beyond it. Specifically, Verizon has admitted that its purchase of Tumblr and AOL was largely a mistake. In fact, it has said that its content creation subsidiary, Oath,…

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