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[ASK] Fake Twitter Followers for Fake Traffic?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by GreyKnight, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. GreyKnight

    GreyKnight Regular Member

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    Just want to ask.

    My friend recently show off that he got around 400,000 visitors/day to his site. It's a huge number, if compared to sites that have similar content.

    I checked the Alexa ranking, and it is not very high (ranked at #5000+), but I know that Alexa is unreliable. One of my site got 3,000 visitors/day, and ranked at #2000+. So, either Alexa is THAT unreliable, or my friend is bluffing.

    SEO wise, the web is indexed, have only around 70+ backlinks. What is interesting is that some articles on the site is not indexed by Google, and copy-pasted from somewhere else.

    So I ask him where he got his traffic. Clearly it's not Google who give him traffic, because the daily article is not even indexed on Google. Only the index page are indexed on Google. He answered that he got his traffic from Twitter. He said that he owns an account with 5.6 million followers, and continually blasted it with his link (he used bit.ly, not naked link). A cursory check on his follower shown that though some profile are legit, most of them are "egg" followers with names such as dukas27 or something which suggests a fake follower.

    Question : Can a huge fake follower in Twitter be used to increase "fake" traffic?

    Thank you.
     
  2. arunsmilez

    arunsmilez Regular Member

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    Hi,
    Yes It will make traffic to website because in twitter lots of people follows the websites
     
  3. GreyKnight

    GreyKnight Regular Member

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    Thanks for the answer, mate.
    But the question is can it increase traffic, if the follower itself is already fake?

    Thanks.