I’ve been using Day One for years so this news that they have been acquired by the makers of WordPress is definitely interesting. As I’ve written about before WordPress looks to be pivoting towards wanting to become a social network with it’s introduction of, sigh stories.
On the whole though I like Automattic as a company and I don’t really have any issues with this purchase. My only real concern is that they will remove the ability to use the app without a subscription to their cloud service.
I use it as a local app and back up my data to iCloud manually. I’m not all for storing this kind of personal data on their servers.
I’m optimistic about this one and let’s see what happens.