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Are Bots Responsible for 80% of Clicks on Facebook Ads?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by The Scarlet Pimp, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    OOPS! Didn't see it.
     
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  3. Amsterdammer

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    Old news, true, but I do wonder what would happen if some people, upset for one reason or the other, were to bot G....

    Anyways, never mind. The OP does give a reminder why not to trust FB. :)
     
  4. makemecash

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    LOL...I wouldn't be surprised. But since facebook bases their ad cost off of conversion rate, wouldn't that just help your competitors by raising the conversions and hence a cheaper ad cost?
     
  5. The Scarlet Pimp

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    I closed my FB account due to the crappy service...

    Anyway, seen this?


    Mark Zuckerberg gained a powerful detractor this week, as thought reader and talk-show staple The Amazing Kreskin spoke out publicly against Mark Zuckerberg's capacity as CEO.

    "When people talk about Facebook as a company, you see an almost unconscious shrugness, like when you walk away from a machine that's collapsed," said Kreskin, who has appeared on 88 episodes of the Johnny Carson show.

    "I don't think he's aware of it, but he's sharp enough to realize that something is not right and he needs help." As a result, The Amazing Kreskin predicts that in six years' time, Zuckerberg will no longer be the CEO and public face of the company.

    Kreskin's comments echo the concerns of other, equally well-informed tech pundits who have complained of Zuckerberg's "disdain for Wall Street" or stated simply that Zuckerberg "needs to get out of the way" -- but none has brought to bear Kreskin's combination of business acumen and clairvoyance, nor his track record of having successfully predicted the outcomes of both the most recent Super Bowl and presidential election.

    Facebook did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

    Despite his misgivings, Kreskin offered to assist Zuckerberg if he decides to respond. "I wouldn't solve everything," Kreskin told Buzzfeed, "but if he gave me 45 minutes, I think I could maybe enlighten what is going on."
     
  6. makemecash

    makemecash Regular Member

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    I agree that Zuckerberg doesn't have the skillset or knowledge of running a multi-billion dollar company in this capacity. However...don't believe that he will ever stop being the face of Facebook...from a marketing stand point, it would be stupid to do so.
     
  7. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    I am in complete agreement.
     
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    what you think fb advertisement is benifit ?