Talk:Link farm

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Meaning of link farm[edit]

I did not realize that the meaning of this phrase was as sinister as portrayed by this article. I've heard ... and used ... the phrase to refer to merely a page that is composed almost solely of links to other pages, which are often put up by innocent individuals as either part of a vanity site (indicating their interest in particular topics) or part of a topical resource (such as the lauded Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet). Is there an alternative term for these pages that appear similar in composition but are distinct in intent from link farm pages?

Thanks for the clarification/education ... Courtland {2005-01-27 USA ~8PM EST}

Merger proposal[edit]

I propose that Blog network be merged into Link farm. I think that the content in the blog network article can easily be explained in the context of link farm, and the link farm article is of a reasonable size that the merging of blog network will not cause any problems as far as article size or undue weight is concerned.

FockeWulf FW 190 (talk) 18:01, 21 November 2016 (UTC)