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Thanks Facebook For Promoting My Sponsored Posts To 3rd World Countries. NOT.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by runcompanies, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. runcompanies

    runcompanies Newbie

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    100 likes on this post for this sponsored story ad, it's fine but that likes are horrible.. I have 95% USA Fans, but what does Facebook do with my $15? They promote it only to the friends of fans in other countries, so now it's a bunch of horrible traffic that doesn't convert. So does this happen all the time? Why did they only target those few fans in other counties that don't even speak English. Seems like they are just trying to screw me over here. I mean come on, 95% of my fans are US, and you want to spend the entire ad budget for this post targeting friends of friends in those 5% of foreign countries...

    Also I don't see any settings to make this US only either..? Seems just like another "trick" Facebook has up their sleeves to really milk to advertiser. Hmm.. Thankfully it was a free credit I had used, won't be using my money this time.

    And new blackhat method I just thought of.. Send 1K facebook likes that are fake to your competitor's page. Make sure 100% of them are from some random 3rd world country. So when they post or sponsor a story ad, it won't reach any real US visitors since it's so diluted now. Hmm..
     
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  2. raza01

    raza01 Regular Member

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    Facebook is a money drainer and I learned that the hard way :) Same problem I heard from big marketers that most of the Likes on their pages are from fake looking accounts.
     
  3. weruncompanies

    weruncompanies Power Member

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    (at home now) Yeah, I question the legit likes.. Seems like Facebook is just shelling out fake stuff to keep advertisers at ease.
     
  4. Got Green

    Got Green Newbie

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    Facebook's going down down down....!
     
  5. netmoney1

    netmoney1 Executive VIP

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    Stay away from Facebook. Their quality has gone down the drain. I even question their clicks now...did a campaign and it was horrible. They want top money for bogus clicks. I see them falling apart sooner then later.
     
  6. garrido

    garrido Supreme Member

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    Facebook sucks.
     
  7. Th3T3chGuy

    Th3T3chGuy Senior Member

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    The real question here is why do you have 2 accounts?