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splog

(SPam bLOG) A blog site set up for the sole purpose of increasing page ranking in Google. The splog may contain very little content of value, but provides a link to the website or sites that it is promoting. See splogosphere, sping, Google and blog.
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Many bogus sites are themselves set up as blogs, and blogger Philipp Lenssen estimates that as much as 60 percent of blogs hosted on Google's free Blogger.com are splogs. And particularly annoying are the links to junk ads that have long irritated e-mail users, including pitches for getting cheaper mortgages, losing weight, growing hair, purchasing pharmaceuticals and enlarging body parts.
A blog's local features can be quite effective for splog detection.
Contra uma possível inocência do blogs, Keen mira os chamados splogs e flogs.
The Wired article describes one group of miscreants who made more than $70,000 from a network of splogs in just 3 months during 2005, which just makes me very angry.
Some understandably crass attempts at co-opting the format have resulted in "flogs" (fake blogs) and "splogs" (spam blogs), but by and large, podcasts with subtle or even overt messaging are producing results.
Splogs are sand in the machine of the Internet, and they could cripple the online world, warns Charles C.
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