This is some breaking news from the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Automattic , owner of WordPress, and Federated Media, a company specialized in niche content and serving this community with marketing solutions, have announced to form a partnership to serve the WordPress community with ads.
This is a real huge step regarding the figures mentioned by WordPress during the event. WordPress today is used by 15 % of all websites on the internet with an icrease of 6 % since last year, which at the same time means 22 % of all new registered websites are powered by the popular blog software, Mashable writes. And this means a new and huge upcoming advertising network. Below is the official press release published by Federated Media covering the deal.