That's the technorati term for spam pings from fake blogs.
*** Technorati now tracks over 27.2 Million blogsBlogging minutiae here.
*** The blogosphere is doubling in size every 5 and a half months
***On average, a new weblog is created every second of every day
***Spings (Spam Pings) can sometimes account for as much as 60% of the total daily pings Technorati receives
***Sophisticated spam management tools eliminate the spings and find that about 9% of new blogs are spam or machine generated
***Technorati tracks about 1.2 Million new blog posts each day, about 50,000 per hour