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Thursday, October 16, 2008

PollDaddy Is Acquired By Automattic

Automattic_PollDaddyPollDaddy, the market-leading poll and survey service, today announced that they’ve been acquired by Automattic. Automattic is the super team behind the blogging phenomenon that is WordPress. About 1 million polls have been created and 195 million votes have been collected to date.

“The majority of our users are bloggers, and a large portion of them are using WordPress. We have been working closely with the Automattic team for the past few months on building better integration with WordPress and, in the end, it just seemed like the perfect fit for us to join them!” said Eoin & Lenny, founders of PollDaddy.

Lenny and Eoin are joining Automattic and will continue to run PollDaddy as a standalone platform that offers polls to any publisher on the web.

Complete announcement is available here.

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