For instance, text like "comments-off" (comments are usually turned off in splogs
), "new-york" (a high-paying advertising term), "in-uncategorized" (spammers do not bother to specify categories for blog posts) are features common to splogs
, whereas text like "2-comments," "1-comment," "i-have," to-my" were some features common to authentic blogs.
Segundo estatística relatadas por Keen (2007), 56% da blogosfera é hoje composta por splogs
, que despejam 900 mil posts por dia na blogosfera.
The Wired article describes one group of miscreants who made more than $70,000 from a network of splogs
in just 3 months during 2005, which just makes me very angry.
Let's say that around 10 million people actually keep their own blogs going, which sounds about right, removing splogs
, dead blogs, corporate and media blogs, and other pseudoblogs from the count.
He stressed that the Internet is in the middle a constant battle between the forces of evil and the forces of good, as email, blogs, and social media are tainted by spam, splogs
, and pay-per-post.