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WordPress launches new ad platform, takes dig at Google

WordPress.com bloggers will get the chance to earn some money from ad revenue thanks to a new deal between Automattic and Federated Media (FM).

A blog post from Jon Burke, ads lead for WordPress, said this was something that bloggers have been requesting for some time.

The post said, “We’ve resisted advertising so far because most of it we had seen wasn’t terribly tasteful, and it seemed like Google’s AdSense was the state-of-the-art, which was sad. You pour a lot of time and effort into your blog and you deserve better than AdSense.”

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