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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a program designed to collect e-mail addresses from the internet in order to build mailing lists for sending spamSubmitted from United Kingdom on 23/02/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a program that collects information from social media and uses it to create popularity

    Horse_ebooks is a Twitter spam bot originally set up to promote horse-ebooks.com.

    Until further notice (or until Tumblr defeats this spambot plague), Iā€™m being pretty ruthless with new followers.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/02/2015
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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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