content farm

content farm

An organization that publishes a website with news and information for the sole purpose of generating revenue from the ads that are displayed. Writers are often paid extremely low wages, and the material is generally considered run-of-the-mill but entertaining enough to attract visitors.
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RSF said that Taiwan has always been the main target of China's disinformation operations and mentioned the suicide of Taiwan's representative in Osaka, Su Chii-cherng as being the result of public pressure created by false reports about stranded Taiwanese passengers spread by a "content farm" in China.
Both Twitter Inc and Facebook recently detected and disclosed that suspected Russian operatives, working for a content farm known as the Internet Research Agency in St.
Is this a reputable news source or just a content farm? Did I get so few results because there's nothing written on this topic, because I'm not using the right search terms, or because I'm not searching the right database?
Readers chimed in on the bleak future of Demand Media, as reported by Andrew Wallenstein and Todd Spangler ("Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of a Content Farm").
It is possible to flag a website as spam, content farm, useful, or not so useful website.
acquired About.com in late 2005 for $410 million and while the division was successful through 2010, a change in the algorithms used by Google that acknowledge About's content isn't unique or robust material (some call About.com a "content farm"), has hammered the unit's revenue.
This group seemed somewhat less engaged with the game and had particular difficulty analyzing the concept of expertise, something I have observed other students struggle with when examining so-called "content farm" websites such as AOL.com, About.com, Buzzle.com, etc.
Whenever you land at a site, article, or blog post that seems to have been written by a machine, that's a duplicate or near duplicate of what you've already seen, or that seems to have been put together with the least amount of effort possible, you're at a content farm.
Summary: It will have a business process outsourcing complex, a disaster recovery center and a multimedia satellite and content farm.
Head left along this track (the Monarch's Way) passing Royal Content farm to arrive back at the car park.
In early 2006, Rosenblatt and Shawn Colo, a principal with private-equity firm Spectrum Equity Investors, birthed the idea for a new kind of startup, which came to be known pejoratively as a "content farm." The operation created articles and videos quickly and cheaply, based on analysis of the most popular Internet search queries.
acquired About.com in late 2005 for $410 million and while the company was quite successful through 2010, a change in the algorithms used by Google.com that acknowledge About.com's content isn't unique or robust material (some call About.com a "content farm"), has hammered the unit's revenue.