About.com Changes Its Name to Dotdash

Corporate name is rebranded after storied website breaks up into a group of niche sites and the About.com site is retired

May 2, 2017 12:04 am ET

Photo: Dotdash

About.com is about to become something else.

The all-purpose, general interest website that dates back to the earliest days of the internet is disappearing for good Tuesday after a year-long process that broke the operation into a constellation of niche-focused sites.

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