About

Updated: 07/12/2017 by Computer Hope
about definition

About may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, about is a description of something. For example, see our about us or about page (about Computer Hope) for additional information about Computer Hope.

2. About is a term used to describe the about box.

3. Founded in 1996 as The Mining Company, later renamed to About.com in 1999 and then later renamed to Dotdash on May 2, 2017. About.com was a website that has millions of articles written by experts on almost every topic. Today, Dotdash has several sites including Verywell, The Spruce, Lifewire, The Balance, Tripsavvy, and Thoughtco that focus on niche markets.