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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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How To Lose Money On Tumblr

So this is amusing. You recall how Tumblr shut down all its “adult oriented” sites? Well, guess what. It was a huge mistake. Users scattered to the winds and now Verizon, which bought Yahoo, which had bought Tumblr, has had to sell the blogging site at fire sale prices. Specifically, Verizon has just passed it…

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