Content Farm

In the context of the World Wide Web, a content farm (or content mill) is a company that employs large numbers of often freelance writers to generate large amounts of textual content which is specifically designed to satisfy algorithms for maximal retrieval by automated search engines. Their main goal is to generate advertising revenue through attracting reader page views as first exposed in the context of social spam.Articles in content farms have been found to contain identical passages across several media sources, leading to questions about the sites placing search engine optimization goals over factual relevance.
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  • 5 Content Marketing Trends to Follow Right Now

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  • Hotels.com Busted for Buying Links, Offers Weak Apology

    … and was the result of an internal misunderstanding that has been quickly identified and resolved.” Presumably, the “internal misunderstanding” was that this type of back-alley shenanigans should never have been made public, and that the SEO Manager responsible has been fired. So What’s The Big Deal? Aside from being risky business, Hotels.com’s attempts…

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