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click fraud

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Definition of click fraud in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of repeatedly clicking on an advertisement hosted on a website with the intention of generating revenue for the host website or draining revenue from the advertiser: companies also analyse historical query information to detect and protect against click fraud
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  • Click fraud can be carried out in several ways.
  • Click fraud is a growing problem in the search industry.
  • Unfortunately, this revenue-sharing system is often abused with click fraud.

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