Demand Media

Demand Media, Inc. is an American content and social media company that operates online brands such as eHow, and Cracked, and is known for creating online content through its Demand Media Studios division based on a combination of measured consumer demand and predicted ROI. Demand Media's business model is controversial because their "content farms" have been accused of polluting search engine results with spam. The company also provides social media platforms to existing large company websites and distributes content bundled with social media tools to outlets around the web.
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  • Publishers reap the rewards of content ad network bidding wars

    … health. We’re not like Demand Media, building our business on the back of Google. If it were to crater tomorrow, we would still have the lights on at Business Insider.” But publishers rationalize the practice, saying it’s hard to know for sure if users are turned off by the sight of content/ad widgets when they get to the end of an article. Don’t…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Content Google- 8 readers -
  • Demand Media spins off Rightside

    … Demand Media has completed the spin-off of its domain name business, Rightside. Shares in the new company, which will be listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange, went to existing Demand Media shareholders. Trading under the ticker symbol NAME, Rightside stock started off at $16.77 yesterday morning and is currently trading at around $15.07…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 2 readers -
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