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Mark Armstrong

Longreads (Automattic / WordPress.com)
Editor / Founder

Mark Armstrong (@markarms) is an editor for Automattic / WordPress.com and the founder of Longreads, a global community for finding and sharing outstanding storytelling on the web. Armstrong first started Longreads as a hashtag on Twitter in 2009; the company was acquired by WordPress.com's parent company Automattic in April 2014. Longreads recently moved into original storytelling, working with writers and publishers around the world.