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content farm

[ kon-tent fahrm ]
/ ˈkɒn tɛnt ˌfɑrm /
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noun Digital Technology.

a website that seeks to elevate the ranking of its pages in search results and to attract advertisers by incorporating popular search terms in its high-volume content, often with little attention to originality, appropriateness, or quality of content.

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Also called con·tent mill .

Origin of content farm

First recorded in 2010–15; content1 (in the sense “the creative material on the page”) + farm (in the sense ”establishment that produces specific products or services”)

OTHER WORDS FROM content farm

content farming, noun
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