Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A blog with automatically generated content designed to promote related commercial websites by inflating their search engine rankings.

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  • noun Internet A fake blog, usually reusing content from other sources, used to generate link spam.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[sp(am) + (b)log.]

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From spam + blog

Examples

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  • spam+blog

    from Word Spy: "1. A fake blog containing links to sites affiliated with the blogger with the intent of boosting the search engine rankings and ad impressions for those sites. 2. Spam links added to the comments section of a blog."

    September 29, 2008