One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A website that contains very large quantities of content, typically of low quality or aggregated from other sites, generated solely to ensure that it appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.‘content farms dispense altogether with professional storytelling, in favour of search-engine-optimized information packaging’
- ‘Quality based content farms aren't a new concept either.’
- ‘It is the content farm which churns out highly search-optimized - but barely readable - articles on such topics as 'How to Find the Right Color Bathing Suit for Your Body Type!'’
- ‘The extension won't kill the content farm, but with a little help from users (like you!) it should help push them down so more relevant cream can rise to the top.’
- ‘Trying to strike gold once more, he bought the website to build a search-arbitrage content farm.’
- ‘I don't want to debate here on whether a content farm is spam or has some value.’
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