PollDaddy, a provider of polling and survey widgets, has been acquired by Automattic. Automattic is the parent company of WordPress. The official terms of the deal were not disclosed. PollDaddy offers free polls, used by bloggers, but also offers advanced services for a fee. Users will see support for MySpace, Ning, Blogger, Typepad, Hi5, Orkut, Piczo, etc. continue to improve and grow. PollDaddy will be available directly in the WordPress.com post editor.
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