Fakebook

Facebook remains suspect as a business tool with fake Facebook likes, fake Facebook accounts… you can buy facebook likes, you can buy facebook accounts in bulk:

How Companies Buy Facebook Friends, Likes, and Buzz

Facebook Reveals the Sleazy Business of Fake ‘Likes’

Facebook ‘likes’ and adverts’ value doubted

Post your fake like job on Freelancer

Over 83M Facebook Accounts are Fake

If all the subterfuge is too much you can simply create a fake badge for your websites – http://likefake.com/, or start a fake conversation http://fakeconvos.com/!

Facebook stock continues to drop.

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2 thoughts on “Fakebook

  1. Hey Brian,

    Thanks for the links! i had no clue about this ‘Facebook fraud’ as i would call it. I think at the end of the day, the page that do this end up losing out. People aren’t stupid, it would take a fool to not recognize that there is something fishy going on on a page, and it leaves that business in a position where they have not learnt how to market effectively.

    Like the old saying ‘you get out what you put in’, i don’t think these pages will be benefiting greatly in the long term.

    best to do it the old fashion way! good old hard work, skillful marketing and a great product/service!

  2. Pingback: Finally an insightful book on social media! | Brian Hurley's Blog

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