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How to Fight the Rise of Fake Influencers

The Times recently reported that influencer marketing fraud costs sponsors, on average, £1 billion each year. This waste is attributed to social creators with...

Affiliate Marketing is Solution to Digital Fraud Crisis

As marketing platforms face more attention from regulators and the public, they’ll have to adapt. A confluence of events...

Why Influencer Marketing is A Scam

When Unilever's chief marketing officer Keith Weed called for “urgent action” to clean up the influencer marketing ecosystem, people listened. However, I personally had...

Inside One of the Biggest Fraud Networks Ever

A massive team of security companies and federal agencies worked together to shut down an enormous click fraud operation. Although 3ve, pronounced Eve, started...

8 Popular Android Apps Committing Major Advertising Fraud

Never heard of the term “Ad Fraud“? Let me enlighten you a bit on Ad Fraud before I introduce you to the 8 popular Android...

$500 Million Android Advertising Scam Busted

A huge scheme to defraud advertisers via android apps has been discovered. A SWATHE of sophisticated bots were able to bypass Google's checks to...

Lawsuit Claims Facebook Mislead Video Advertisers

Vegas based social media marketing company Crown Siren is now claiming that Facebook mislead advertisers as early as 2015 about video metrics and then...

Exposed: TechTimes Cheating Advertisers

TechTimes.com has been caught more than once running popups of their pages with ads "crammed" into the page so that even content can't be...

Applications Up by 75% for TAG’s Online Media Verification Program

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has released inofmraiton about the number of applications for registration over the past few months, and things are looking...

Ad Fraud for App Installs Costing $300 Million Per Year

Digital ad fraud is a big problem, and there is really no type that is immune. According to a new report from DataVisor, app...

BREAKING: RevMoutain, RoiRunner, RevGuard Taken Down by Feds

The FTC has charged Blair McNea, Danielle Foss, Jennifer "Jenny Frederick" Johnson et al. with running 59 illegal negative-option “personal care” websites to dupe...

“Low Tech” Click Fraud Ring Busted in Thailand

Most of the click fraud that takes place today is the result of fairly advanced bots and other programs that are able to browse...

Google Removes Major Ad Fraud Apps by Enistudio

The Google Play store is filled with endless apps that people download to their devices every day. In order to get an app into...

NoTrove Malware is Killing Ad Network

According to RiskIQ, a new malware is seriously damaging the advertising industry, and ad networks have no idea how to really combat it. William MacArthur,...

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The FTC, CBD and the Law During Covid19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of cannabis companies that advertised CBD products as effective in preventing or treating COVID-19 without obtaining...

FTC Settles Another Health Claim Action

“Treats Chronic Pain… Clinically Proven… Smart Device… Approved by the FDA…” These are all claims the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says defendants...

OfferGlobe and Steve Mandes Illegal Spammers and Scammers Review.

OfferGlobe is an offshore advertising company with multiple registered addressees both in the UK and seemingly in the tax haven of Seychelles. They...

What Marketers Must Know About CBD Ads

An increasing number of celebrities and social media personalities are endorsing the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products through social media. Many of...

Affiliate Scammers Michael Giannulis and Michael Williams Named by Feds for $300 Million in Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cracked down a group of affiliate marketers who ensnared consumers into a fraud business coaching program called...
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