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Web bots to blame for $1.5 billion in wasted ad money this year

By Shawn Knight
Oct 1, 2012
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  1. A new report from online advertising platform Solve Media reveals that 10 percent of all web traffic originates from automated computer bots. These bots, capable of clicking ads that trick publishers into thinking a human saw it, have the potential...

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  2. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,857   +132

    Not sure whats stopping people from setting up bots for their own websites
     
  3. Nothing stops us, I run 7 sites that just keep linking to each other, they're full of ads that pays for my stuff. adding a bot gives me allot of ad revenue, I give some of the content im supposed to desplay on the site, but clicking on links takes you to another page all the time ^^.
     
  4. TJGeezer

    TJGeezer TS Enthusiast Posts: 385   +10

    How to commit fraud. Geez.
     

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