Pithy Bits: What is Traffic Faking?
Pithy Bits: What is Traffic Faking?: Question: What is Traffic Faking? Answer: Traffic Faking is the newest form of spamming. It is very clever, because it is indirect. Traffic fakes use software to make fake hits on your website. No particular articles are called, just the domain name of your website. Almost anyone can get a website these days and if it is from Google or another company that provides analytics, you can see the traffic fakers URL. Out of curiosity, you click on it. And bingo, you have just created more traffic for the spam website and made it work.