WordPress.com is a blog, web hosting service provider owned by Automattic, and powered by the open source WordPress software. It provides free blog hosting for registered users and is financially supported via paid upgrades, “VIP” services and advertising.
There are nearly 60 million WordPress.com sites, which receive more than 100 million pageviews per day. Every day over one million new articles and over one million comments are published. Some notable clients include CNN, CBS, BBC, Reuters, Sony and Volkswagen.