Automattic acquires mobile WordPress app Poster

Poster, an app that enables you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device, has been acquired by parent company Automattic, the app’s creator announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Blog company Automattic has a massive audience, less-massive revenue

Executives from Automattic, the company behind blogging service WordPress, recently took the stage at the Le Web conference in Paris, where they shared some details about how the company is doing, as recounted in TechCrunch. The big takeaway: Automattic has signed up a long list of publishers who reach a huge audience, but it hasn’t succeeded in turning that into equally an impressive source of revenue. is now default blogging platform for Windows Live users

Automattic, the creator of, and Windows Live are partnering to make WordPress the default blogging platform for Windows Live users after an announcement by Windows Live’s Dharmesh Mehta (pictured right) at TechCrunch Disrupt today.