What is click fraud?
Click fraud is an illegal activity. It happens, when a person, programs or scripts click over and over again on a pay-per-click advertisement in order to make fraudulent transactions and fraudulent orders. They exploit advertisers by this activity.
Click fraud raises advertising costs and decreases conversion rates. Click fraud can be performed by competitors, publishers or customers.
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Frequently asked questions
How can I prevent click fraud?
The best way to prevent click fraud is to use affiliate software with click fraud protection systems.
How can I identify click fraud?
Click fraud can be spotted in many ways such as seeing an increase in clicks from a particular IP address or a huge amount of clicks from a specific source that don’t bring any conversions. Abnormally high bounce rates can also be a sign of click fraud.
What is click fraud with example?
Click farming is an example of click fraud in which people are hired to click on display ads in order to scam advertisers and get revenue from pay-per click campaigns.