Thursday, December 14, 2006

Important Blogging News

Most people who will start a blog already have, and many have become bored and moved on. I wonder if this study includes computer-generated blogs filled with random content?

7 comments:

Tracy said...

I've been getting spam like that in my google email account. They all have a file attached that is some sort of graphic thing. Do you have any idea what the heck the point is?

Bethany said...

To get you to buy medications!

Anonymous said...

you open spam?
how stupid are you?

Darrell said...

those are spam blogs or "splogs" They use randomly fetched content from around the internet to draw keyword search traffic. In that content they create links to merchant sites.

You can read about this here:

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.09/splogs.html

Jim the 3rd said...
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Tracy said...

no, I don't open it. It is visible in my preview window.

Tracy said...

thanks, Darrell. That's interesting. I will look at that link.