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Why We Are Here => Web Development => Topic started by: rcjordan on December 18, 2019, 01:42:31 PM

Title: Hundreds of ‘pink slime’ local news outlets are distributing algorithmic stories
Post by: rcjordan on December 18, 2019, 01:42:31 PM
Worth a long read.

https://www.cjr.org/tow_center_reports/hundreds-of-pink-slime-local-news-outlets-are-distributing-algorithmic-stories-conservative-talking-points.php
Title: Re: Hundreds of ‘pink slime’ local news outlets are distributing algorithmic stories
Post by: ergophobe on December 18, 2019, 09:29:40 PM
I have not been seeing those "local" news sites as much in the SERPs lately. I always assumed it was just spamming for ad dollars (which maybe is mostly what it was), but spamming as a sort of Trojan Horse network of political ideology is as depressing as it is brilliant.