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Famous Youtubers Botting?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by FearedPixel, Jun 15, 2012.

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  1. FearedPixel

    FearedPixel Registered Member

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    Lol its me again... i know i post way to many threads. but anyways, just out of curiosity, i thought i would bring up the topic of famous youtubers views botting. I just watched a Jenna Marbles video and if you look at the view statistics, it shows views from some referrals, then views from a subscriber module and each one is bringing in between 100k-700k views. Then you suddenly see this "[TR="bgcolor: transparent"] [/TR]
    03/28/12 First view from a mobile device 2,689,584"
    2.6m views! That seams VERY high considering what the other referrals got her and what her subs got her. Maybe i'm wrong, maybe she gets most her views from mobile users but i doubt it. She isn't the only one that seams fishy, for example, you cant even view raywilliamjohnson's video statistics!

    Meh, i was just bored and thought i'd bring up something to talk about in the forums. What do you guys think?
     
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    No shit they bot views.

    Charles Trippy botted his views to get into top 100. I remember the days when he mass spammed everyone to watch his bullshit. Now people voluntarily suck his cock (watch his pathetic videos)



    TL;DR All top 100 users botted and spamed their shit and YouTube didn't give a fuck, and still doesn't.
     
  3. FearedPixel

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    Random question, do you know how Faceb0ok/tw1tter referral bots work.
     
  4. skittles

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    There's a thread about it, just read it o_O
     
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    I'm pretty sure most famous youtubers use bots, and as for RWJ, I was trying to see his statistics earlier and on every single video they were blocked
     
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    Can you send me there or tell me what to search to find it? I tried, didn't seam to stumble over it.
     
  7. Frankie4Fingers

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    I was looking into this just yesterday, look at SteveKardynal channel and its videos stats.

    Every single one of them got over 100k and more mobile views on the day they were released. I think this is one of the most clear cases of success due to botting, since Steve videos quite frankly are subpar. To think that "Songs in Real Life" has over 25 million of views is a joke.
    I don't know if Jenna Marbles is/was botting, but at least her videos are entertaining, despite the over-used "me talking to the cam" approach.

    And this brings another question, what in the green hell makes video receive organic views after being mobile botted? I see that Steve videos are still bringing in 50k-100k organic views daily, while the videos I botted with millions of views that have better tags have not received any boost in organic views.

    The main difference I can think of is that I botted old videos that couldn't reach the front page, while Steve Kardynal ones, being botted on the day they were released, much probably hit the charts. So, it seems that to make botted views (at least mobile ones) worth anything, you must use them on new videos and hit the front page. If anyone has proof that this theory is wrong, please contribute in this thread!
     
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    Is Tube Toolbox used for botting? or if not, can anyone suggest the best software for botting YouTube please?

     
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    You don't belong on youtube if you can't be bothered to search for a thread :|. It's SpK's thread, stop begging to be spoonfed already, its getting pathetic.
     
  10. Frankie4Fingers

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    Proof of this? Like some articles from reliable sources?

    Not saying you are lying or anything, I'm just curious on the subject.
     
  11. Frankie4Fingers

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    Dude, this forum is exploding with threads specifically regarding bots. No need to hijack this thread.

    About Tube Toolbox, if I remember correctly it's a white hat tool to promote your channel, it works under Youtube ToS. Views bots (which I think you are referring to) are a totally different ball game.
     
  12. Frankie4Fingers

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    Are you referring when he was banned last year? That was his third copyright strike and has nothing to do with inflating views...
     
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    I think RWJ was one of the first to do videos ABOUT viral videos. SO then a bunch of other YouTubers started doing the same thing because it worked. Now YT is over saturated with people doing video commentary about viral videos. But since he was one of the first to do this he got a following. Hes not great but he's not bad either. I like him better than Tosh.O
     
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    hello no.
     
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    i come to the forum hopin this bot shit stuff stopped but again always some1 bring it up with a stupid question god damn
     
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    Most of the 'bigger' YouTubers botted back in the day, especially using things such as friend adders. If you do your research you will find the information your looking for, some have even admitted botting 'back in the day' when YouTube took a more lenient approach.

    The botting is like anything, im sure some people still bot, but im certain there are a lot more who DON'T. Obviously I can't reveal to much here due to privacy, but I have supplied views for a very large YouTuber before.
     
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  18. FearedPixel

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    Next time you're "hopping" around the forum, try reading a thread title. if the words "BOT" are in the title, DONT CLICK. kbye
     
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    I've been keeping an eye on JennaMarbles for the past 6 months because I was sure she had to be cheating. Every week she gains more subscribers than any other youtuber and her videos (that are just her talking to the camera) achieve millions of views each. After watching her for a while I now believe she is legit and not cheating. Each of her videos receive 500,000+ views from her subscribers (which is believable since she has 3+ millions subs), 300,000+ from YouTube search "Jenna Marbles" (I don't know how you would spoof that) and then 200,000+ views from related videos. Add on top of that her Mobile Views which I do find to be reasonable (they are less than 50% of her traffic...my videos receive about 51% of their views from Mobile) so I don't think the mobile views are spoofed.

    Apparently her success really is happening organically. She is good looking, she is fairly funny, she talks about things 13-24 girls love to talk about, and she talks in a blunt lewd manner which is probably how most 13-24 girls wish they could talk like, so they look up to her and want to be her.
     
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    Not to mention she could get the D, just throwin' that out there.