content farm

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00:59 Feb 7, 2020
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
Additional field(s): Advertising / Public Relations, IT (Information Technology), Internet, e-Commerce, Marketing / Market Research
English term or phrase: content farm
Definition from Oxford:
A website that contains very large quantities of content, typically of low quality or aggregated from other sites, generated solely to ensure that it appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.

Example sentence(s):
  • Over the past two years, we've learned that there isn't any actual monetizable 'cultural value' in building a content farm with an authoritative voice or domination of a niche area. Vice
  • Most websites that buy articles from content farms are information-oriented, meaning their readers want quick, accurate info rather than a thoughtful reading experience. MediaBistro
  • In recent years, sites known as content farms have been taking advantage of the Google algorithm by copying content from reputable sites or publishing only words and phrases people might search for. The result is often a garbled mess of robot-speak that appears at the top of search returns. Slate (video)
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5 +1内容农场
Randy Wong

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Definition from 百度百科/维基:

Example sentence(s):
  • 如今各式各样的內容农场很多,特别是淘客客应用淘宝內容API做出来的网站更是典型的內容农场。 - 百度  

内容农场,指专门使用软件进行制作大量的垃圾内容获取用户点击。于是,网友搜索引擎就容易找得到。 内容农场的核心是“发布各种写作话题”,这个环节不是拍脑袋的。根据自行发明的一套算法,来评估两样东西:其一,什么是当前网络话题热点;其二,什么样的关键字更容易带来高广告收入。这两样东西,说白了,就是这个“按需媒体”的两个需。

Randy Wong
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