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Facebook 'like' spam
Andem

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Msg#: 4390958 posted 12:49 pm on Nov 25, 2011 (gmt 0)

I came across something odd today. A few of my pages mentioning certain products had between 15,000 - 18,000 likes. They are gone now, but for such low traffic pages it was really surprising to see that.

I didn't notice the spike until today and since I cache my Facebook stats to a database, they lingered around for a couple of weeks. Is this some kind of new technique to make a page look popular or something? I don't get it; these recommendations are only good if you have real friends and I highly doubt these 15,000+ fakers had any friends.

 

webseo2



 
Msg#: 4390958 posted 7:06 am on Nov 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

Andem I think this all people can not be fake but some people who does not connected with your field then we can get traffic but can not get business.

Andem

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4390958 posted 9:44 am on Dec 2, 2011 (gmt 0)

I'm sorry, but I didn't understand a word of that. These 15,000+ 'likes' yielded absolutely zero referrals. I am sure these were not real users.

Nika

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4390958 posted 2:05 am on Dec 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

It is funny how FB seems to enjoy these fake users anyway. I think a big chunk of the user base growth that I'm sure they put in their corporate report is just that.

Nika

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4390958 posted 2:09 am on Dec 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Anyone knows, by the way, how to make a simple Facebook like button: a custom made image button and a code underneath it that would redirect the user the same way as the regular FB like button does.

Jennifert



 
Msg#: 4390958 posted 12:14 pm on Jan 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

Andem,I am also facing this problem. I can not figure out what is happening.Could anyone here tell me what exactly Facebook is doing?

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