Demand Media Says It Will ‘Explore’ Split Into Two Separate Companies

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http://techcrunch.com – In today’s fourth-quarter earnings report, Demand Media (which operates sites including eHow.com and Livestrong.com, and which has been criticized for being a “content farm”) says it’s considering a plan to split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on content and one focused on website registration. In the earnings press release, chairman and CEO Richard Rosenblatt says: We improved content quality and diversified our distribution channels by successfully revamping our content platform in 2012, and are now prepared to significantly increase our content inves (IT news)