Automattic: $50 Million Deal

Automattic Inc is a private software company founded in 2005 with its flagship product as, a web building and self-publishing platform. is not to be confused with WordPress, the later is a standalone web content management system founded in 2003.

Automattic is headquartered in California, USA, and is reportedly valued at over $7 billion USD.

According to recent reports, Automattic has acquired for $50 million USD to further increase its product offerings. Texts is an all-in-one messaging platform that brings users direct messages (DMs) to a single inbox. The company currently offers integrations with applications like iMessage, WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, Messenger, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Slack and Discord DMs.

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