Automattic plans to acquire Tumblr

Tumblr’s owner, Verizon Media, announced that Automattic plans to acquire Tumblr. Automattic is the technology company behind products such as WordPress.comWooCommerceJetpack, and Simplenote—products that help connect creators, businesses, and publishers to communities around the world. 

Many of you know WordPress.com, Automattic’s flagship product. WordPress.com and Tumblr were both early pioneers among blogging platforms.

Starting September 26th 2019 Tumblr accounts will be governed by the updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007.

Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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