content farm

[ kon-tent fahrm ]
/ ˈkɒn tɛnt ˌfɑrm /

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.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020