Facebook Added To WordPress.com VIP Featured Partner Program

Facebook became one of the newest additions to the WordPress.com VIP Featured Partner Program, the blogging platform’s parent company, Automattic, announced Thursday.

Automattic said the WordPress.com VIP program includes large-scale sites such as those of top media companies, sports leagues, and Fortune 500 companies, generating some 1 billion page views per month.

Other technology partners added to the VIP Featured Partner Program were: Flipboard, PostRelease, TinyPass, and Zemanta. They joined launch partners Chartbeat, ContextLogic, Daylife, Livefyre, MediaPass, Ooyala, SocialFlow, Uppsite, and Wibiya.

Nine interactive agencies were also added to the program: 10up, Alley Interactive, Code for the People, Doejo, Human Made, inSourceCode, Oomph, Range, and Voce Communications.

Automattic Director of Platform Services Paul Maiorana said:

Some of the world’s biggest brands and publishers rely on WordPress.com VIP Services. We want to seamlessly connect these top-tier sites with agencies and platforms that consistently do great work with WordPress.

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