content farm


noun Digital Technology.

a website that exploits the way search engines retrieve and rank pages by incorporating popular search terms and topics in its content, often with little attention to the originality, appropriateness, or quality of the subject matter, in order to elevate the ranking of its articles in online search results and attract advertisers.

Nearby words

  1. contemptuous,
  2. contend,
  3. contender,
  4. content,
  5. content analysis,
  6. content marketing,
  7. content provider,
  8. content word,
  9. content-addressable storage,
  10. contented

Origin of content farm

content1 (in the sense “the creative material on the page”) + farm

Also called content mill.

Related formscontent farming, noun

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