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Can you get flagged for spam by scraping users?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by jambo3, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. jambo3

    jambo3 Junior Member

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    Simple question. Can you get flagged suspended for scraping users?
     
  2. kaylanewett

    kaylanewett Power Member

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    On what website exactly? On some you might get flagged and some others you won't.
     
  3. tompots

    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    For scraping or for excessive searching? I have heard that some websites can detect you are scraping results,
    but I believe it's more the techniques used to get that much information is what could be detected before the
    actual scraping of information from the page it self, like filliping through tones of pages in to short of a time.

    For example I search a keyword, then only spend the exact amount of time on each and every page.
    They are actually called foot prints.
     
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  4. jambo3

    jambo3 Junior Member

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    On instagram.. using webstagram
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    You sent me a massage so I assuming you are concerned about being detected with the bot, I have my ways to get around that.