At the end of 2023, it was Instagram, the social photo network owned by Facebook, which began to purge fake accounts. The reason for this significant cleaning? Mainly the arrival of advertising on Instagram, which pushes the social network to be irreproachable on its figures so as not to deceive advertisers.
Twitter has also declared war on the fake accounts that abound on social networks. The microblogging site has announced that it wants to intensify the fight. It is true that Twitter makes forms available to report abuse, making it possible to manually review the most denounced accounts.
Since the RGPD, Google to be in accordance with the regulations of the DGCCRF is in the fight against false information. This concerns fake local reviews and anonymous reviews on Google My Business pages, therefore any reviews that do not require identification.
The fight against false information also concerns fake local reviews and anonymous reviews and therefore reviews written by people who cannot be identified by name. In any case, this is the signal that Google My Business now seems to want to send, after the launch of the GDPR, and above all to comply with the new regulations of the DGCCRF.
Buying fans and followers: a popular practice for artists and politicians
In general, these decisions illustrate the problem of buying fans and followers on the Internet to artificially improve the e-reputation of companies or public figures. For $19 for 1,000 followers or $499 for Facebook fans, some companies do not hesitate to artificially boost their notoriety.
This practice, which dates back several years, allows for example a company to display a high number of fans at the launch of a project. In addition, being followed on social networks by several hundred thousand or even millions of subscribers can make it possible to show certain media importance, for example for politicians. for more information plz click here and grow your account
The profile of these fake accounts with the purchase of fans and followers: software that shares industrially and randomly, and real accounts of people, generally from developing countries, which allow the use of their profile for credits, on platforms like Youlikehits.com.
This seems to be escalating among artists and politicians, in France or abroad. Despite the risks involved. For example, 30% of American politician Mitt Romney’s followers turn out to be fake profiles…