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    Demand Media’s eHow Facebook Log-in and Death of the Forums

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Well, this is a sad month for former eHow writers. Demand Studio Media is closing down the forums and switching to Facebook for logging in. For many that participated in eHow’s forums over the past few years this announcement is really depressing. It is also angering many, since Facebook is known for its many security problems. This article over at WebProNews sums the situation up pretty well: Demand Media’s eHow Faces User Backlash Over Facebook Log-in | WebProNews.  On the forums there is speculation that this is due to Demand Media’s IPO. We’ll have to wait and see how the backlash from the members affects this move. Share…

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    Another Update on Demand Studios

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSo if you’ve been following my posts for the past couple of days, Demand Studios on the Way Out? and  More on Demand Studio’s Finances, you probably saw that I talked about my thread  over at the DS forums being closed. I got an IM from someone at DS saying that they must delete any posts about them going public according to SEC rules. So if the SEC says that DS can’t talk about their IPO the writers on the forums can’t either? I’m not sure that jives. What do you think? Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin

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    More on Demand Studios Finances

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Yesterday I wrote about how Demand Media is hemorrhaging money. For those of you that want to read more about the situation, here is another informative article I found over at All Things Digital. I also went onto the DS forums to see what people where saying about the situation. One brave DS writer posted links to some articles and he was instantly branded a “fear monger” and a pot stirrer. Most of the writers have decided that all media outlets are jealous of Demand Media’s success and is making up lies to make the company look bad. Do what now? You know, I’ve heard people say that DS writers have a…