Five things you need to know about “click farms”
January 07, 2014 10:39 AM

Five things to know about “click farms”:

• A click farm is a business that sells clicks for fans, likes, followers, views and more.

• People buy clicks to boost their social media numbers, which can lead to profits and popularity.

• Buying and selling clicks violates social media user rules but is not regulated by state or federal agencies.

• Click farm revenues are estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

• Sellers offer clicks for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, SoundCloud, YouTube, Vimeo and more.

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