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splog

splog
 n.— «A splog is a spam blog—that is, a fake blog that is created for the sole purpose of getting a high search engine “page rank” to reap profits through ad clicks, or to drive customers to an otherwise obscure e-commerce site.» —“The Newest Front in the Online Wars: Splogs” by J. Scott Johnson Online Media Daily Sept. 20, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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