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Bots (2)

5 min read

Are Form Bots Compromising Your Survey Data?

Form bots—automated programs built to fill out forms—have long been a popular tool for committing ad fraud. Fraudsters often use form bots to conduct a specific type of ad fraud: lead generation fraud.

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Is Google Chrome Inadvertently Protecting Fraudulent Activity?

Online data privacy is an enormous (and complicated) issue. User privacy tools help protect regular website visitors from having their data tracked, taken, and used against them. Some consumers and advocacy groups have pushed hard for increased...

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Are Poll Bots Skewing Your Poll Data?

Every four years, American voters gather to choose the next President of the United States (POTUS). In between these larger elections, states and local municipalities hold votes to fill seats in Congress, elect municipal officials, and pass or deny...

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Why You Need to Replace ReCAPTCHA as Your Bot Detection Tool

We live in an age where it’s crucial to have an online presence. It’s how prospects find you, how they learn about what you have to offer, and how they contact you. Failing to keep up with digital trends is synonymous with losing business to...

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Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal: Could Fake Accounts Stop It?

Elon Musk, the business magnate and richest man in the world worth $265 billion USD, is looking to buy Twitter. The social media platform with roughly 463 million monthly active users (MAU) may no longer rank in the top 10 most popular social media...

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How Bad Bots Hurt Your Online Marketing (+ How to Stop Them)

Bots, programs that are used to automate common tasks for human users, have been around almost as long as computers themselves. Good bots have all kinds of uses. For example, Google uses bots to crawl the web and index web pages so their users can...

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What Are Residential Proxies?

When you’re busy trying to make your online marketing campaigns a success, having to fight fraudsters is a major hassle. The problem with ad fraud (other than the fact that it steals your money) is that fraudsters are always coming up with new ways...

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How Social Bots Can Hurt Your Company

Social media has become an incredible tool for sharing information. Social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even TikTok have soared in popularity over the last decade. According to data from the Pew Research Center, social media...

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How Easily Can a Form Bot Beat Basic Bot Filters?

Bot-based fraud is a constant risk for anyone running an online ad campaign. Form bots are an especially dangerous threat—one that can quickly drain your marketing budget and leave you with no results for all the money you’ve spent.

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How Many Fake Leads Come from Form Bot Fraud?

Many marketers, whether they’re working as part of an advertising department within a single business or a third-party ad agency that works with numerous clients, struggle to get more leads. Even when their ad campaigns are successful, there’s...

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