• News (2)
    The Drum (13 Aug 2019)

    Wordpress owner acquires Tumblr at knockdown price from Verizon

    VERIZON is selling Tumblr to AUTOMATTIC for less than £2.5m. Yahoo bought the blogging platform for £910m in 2013. Despite hosting over 450 million blogs, it lost almost a third of its traffic since banning all sexually explicit content in 2018. 

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    Campaign (19 Jun 2019)

    Publicis Sapient appoints John Maeda as chief experience officer

    PUBLICIS SAPIENT has announced the appointment of John Maeda as chief experience officer and the 'tech whisperer' who will help creatives and technologists collaborate. Maeda is also an author and global of head computational design at AUTOMATTIC. He was previously design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. His appointment will mean replacing Donald Chestnut and he will be based in Boston. Maeda will be tasked with elevating Publicis Sapient’s performance in product, experience and design.

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