AOL, Yahoo to Churn Out Tons of Online Content
Posted on May 26, 2010Yahoo, Inc. plans to become an online content powerhouse with its acquisition of Associated Content. Paid Content reports that Associated Content uses nearly 400,000 contributors to churn out tons of online content.
Yahoo's move puts it head-to-head with AOL, which has been acquiring similar mass online content creators like Seed.com. There will be plenty to read on the Internet thanks to AOL and Yahoo.Associated Content has more than 380,000 contributors-primarily in the U.S.-and Yahoo says it will now push the platform abroad as well. It will be able to base assignments in part on what users are searching for on its site.