Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg

TechCrunch | 8/22/2019 | Staff
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After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once might blogging service back in 2013.

The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part of its 2016 Yahoo acquisition. All parties has since come to the conclusion that Tumblr simply wasn’t a good fit under either the Verizon or Yahoo umbrella, amounting to a $1.1 billion mistake.

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For Tumblr, however, the story may still have a happy ending. By all accounts, its...
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