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    Online Marketing Company Calls a Halt to Spam Tactics

    Incorrect grammar, grotesque spelling mistakes, nonsense sentences – all features of a typical e-mail reading session or an evening of browsing Facebook or your favorite social media site. But have you ever stopped to think why this is happening, or are you like the majority of net surfers and content to let it all wash over you in tacit acceptance of the apparently inexorable march of globalized internet content spam?

    One online marketing company has come out of the closet and decided, quite verbally, to wage war on the web "content spinners" of the day, demanding a return to quality content and journalism.

    What is a "content spinner" or "article spinner" ? It is a sort of application that takes an initial article (news article, blog post, social media post, etc) and reproduces it many times, possibly thousands, making changes to the syntax, grammar and vocabulary of the original in attempt to make each spawned version somewhat unique. The success tends to be very doubtful indeed, resulting in the proliferation of garbage articles throughout the internet and even your mailbox.

    Google is waging war on such spam, and becoming increasingly more effective at it. Now it's perhaps time for content creators, and indeed consumers, to take a stand and stand up for quality written content and journalism.


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