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Exploiting Digg Trolls

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by sam12six, Mar 22, 2009.

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  1. sam12six

    sam12six Newbie

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    For whitehatters looking for more Digg action I just wanted to point out something that works for me.

    Write something controversial and stupid like a post titled "Kimbo Slice is the best pound-for-pound fighter alive". Almost immediately, a gang of people will show up telling you how stupid you are and that <Insert MMA Fighter Here> is clearly the best fighter alive.

    Now here's why it's an exploit: Every time I do this, these guys digg the shit out of my submission instead of burying it. They also visit the blog to see if there's anything they can argue about (and it gives me such a thrill when I get adsense clicks from someone who just showed up to tell me off :D)

    Anyway, that's it - not a special technique or secret, just something I've noticed...
     
  2. SleepieGirl

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    your not supposed to digg something you agree or disagree with your supposed to digg quality content.
     
  3. bocahtua

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    Mm..some another tricky way...lol...but it seems really work
     
  4. sam12six

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    I don't personally understand the psychology of the whole thing. I don't troll websites. If I see someone post something that makes them look like an idiot, I chuckle to myself and move on instead of trying to post and argue with them.

    It's only a guess, but maybe they digg the submission because they want to call attention to how smart they are. I just don't know.

    What I do know is that my stats show that for everyone who blasts me in the digg comments, they also explore my site looking for other arguments (I guess). Adsense pays just as much for their clicks as anyone else's...
     
  5. predayshus

    predayshus Junior Member

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    I've seen this work with my own eyes. There is nothing that gives TRolls a better thrill then to nuke a post. When they see a nice looking fish, their all over it like flies to honey. They want attention too you know... so there not about to bury it.
     
  6. Vashtai

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    LOL This reminds me of the time the entire '*****' forum attacked Symantec's Norton forum....

    But anyway, I have no doubt this works. Say some controversial stuff, and let the entire internet tell you how stupid you are. :D
    Thanks for the laugh, Sam12six.
     
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    And the next thing you know....ppl will post stupid stories just to experiment it.
    L0L......today is going to be a funny day on digg.

    LoL
     
  8. Vashtai

    Vashtai Junior Member

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    I really just wanted to share.... This brightened several days in a row for me.

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    To keep to the related topic.... Now is probably a great time to be slamming the Obama lovers... this is like a religious following, if you know what I mean.
     
  9. FleshJoe

    FleshJoe Power Member

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    Yeah, digg a page on your site that says "Obama is a criminal and kowtows to the Wall Street Gang" and you'll get lots of digg traffic :)
     
  10. operator

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    LMAO...great info guys....

    i notice this on forums as well.... knuckleheads can go for days just to be @$$es
     
  11. sussane

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    but doing this nonsense could get you ban right ?
     
  12. sam12six

    sam12six Newbie

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    I don't see how, unless you really are an idiot. If you stay away from doing other things that will get you banned (posting erroneous facts like saying, "Kimbo slice was once ice skater Katerina Witt, but he/she got a sex change 2 years ago", or digg a ton of your stuff every day).

    Stick to opinions and follow all the other TOS and there shouldn't be a problem.
     
  13. zozor

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    This method is pretty good. I use it with Reddit