Chinese click farms manipulating rankings - report

Big implications for entire Internet.
China, Internet, Click farm, Tech, Business, Society

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The rise of Chinese "click farms" - where thousands of devices simultaneously are used to repeatedly click on content or download an app over and over again - are threatening the impartiality of Internet rankings and Web traffic, according to a new report.

Krystal Hu at Yahoo Finance takes a deep dive into the subject - and why it's an increasing concern.

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