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  1. SEO Website Audits: Everything You Need to Know Part II

    We have found link farms, click fraud, and even used this information to get companies out of third-party contracts. Disclaimer: These numbers are based on what I know others charge for audits, but may vary depending on the auditor’s knowledge...

  2. AdWords Christmas List: 6 New Features Google Should Add in 2013

    Understandably, there are some challenges as Google AdWords tries hard to combat click fraud, but it's still a reasonable request. Actual Numbers! Without the comparative numbers, I had to dump each year's data into Excel and do the work by hand.

  3. Facebook Ads 80% Bot Claim, Examined! Why You Shouldn’t Lose Faith Just Yet

    It is also funny to note that they apparently did not think this would be a big deal, even though they accused the largest social community on earth of not cleaning up fraud. By comparing the two numbers and filtering out any user-agent that...

  4. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    It is a virtual world where thousands of crimes are carried out every day--including telemarketing fraud, drug trafficking, human trafficking, cyber attacks, and terrorist plots. He set out to investigate what he called the “bogus numbers...

  5. Second Life Tinfoil Hat Theory, Part 4: Who Do You Want to be Today?

    That discussion mostly centered around the increased ability for fraud, griefing and other bits of mayhem. This of course seemed strange, since all scripted back end code for SL supposedly does not rely upon your name to work -- it relies upon your...

  6. Mobile Coupons Offer Multiple Benefits

    Other methods require merchants to log redemptions with individual serialized codes (to limit redemption fraud) off of the user's mobile device. Other media: Outdoor, print, and broadcast messages embedded with links or short code/numbers to...

  7. The Web's Wild West Days Are Gone

    Yahoo was fined in Belgium for not sharing e-mails of people using a Yahoo address to perpetrate fraud, WAtoday.com.au reported. The newspaper was served a grand jury subpoena from the U.S.attorney's office demanding they turn over all records...