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AOL To Drop Joystiq, Other Underperforming Properties

  • Re/code, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:16 AM
Particularly under the reign of Tim Armstrong, AOL hasn’t hesitated to rid itself of underperforming properties. Sources tell Kara Swisher that the company is gearing up for another “extensive house-cleaning” and the first fatality is likely to be video game site Joystiq. “The site, which seems to have about a dozen staffers, was founded in 2004 as an extension of Engadget and as part of Weblogs, which AOL bought in 2005,” Swisher notes. Meanwhile, “More content closures are coming, said sources.”

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