Fake web traffic is generated by click farms that use powerful computers to control thousands of mobile phones programmed to visit websites. Photo: Handout

Rampant click fraud on China’s internet hurts digital advertisers

China’s US$50 billion online advertising market hurt by a flood of fake clicks that are facilitated by broadband internet and cheaper smartphones

Topic |   Internet

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Fake web traffic is generated by click farms that use powerful computers to control thousands of mobile phones programmed to visit websites. Photo: Handout
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