TITLE

INTERNET REVIEWS: THE RISE OF CONTENT FARMS

AUTHOR(S)
SHORES, MARK L.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Kentucky Libraries;Summer2011, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on search engine content farms which gather and analyze web traffic to conceive topics that people are searching for over the Internet. It states that content farm articles offer little information and too little useful information regarding the authors' credentials. Furthermore, information on websites that qualify or may not qualify as content farms, including Squidoo, Brighthub, and Hubpages, is presented.
ACCESSION #
64305487

 

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