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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Splogging Takes Center Stage

What happens when you combine spam with Weblogs? You probably don't want to know, but you should. It's called splogging, wherein unscrupulous users automate blog creation to push links upon links upon links of junk. Google recently got hit with an infestation, but more are on the way. Larry Seltzer, dives into the whole "splogging" phenomenon and offers his own personal recommendations about what to do. Some are blaming Google, some blame PubSub, Feedster and other sites. Splogs are a problem, and they are only getting worse—check out the story to learn more.
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