Investigative team Sadbottrue has own technologies for data gathering and for meta-analysis of big data. We focused on findings and explanation of anomalies that influence on the tech companies. We are fighting against the social media and advertising fraud ecosystem.
Classic fraud techniques in the digital era.
The Macedonian fake news site reached the national Top 100, according to Alexa rankings.
Breitbart.com quoted Macedonian fake news sites before Buzzfeed had found it.
Journalist Investigations of major outlets are the most significant factor to detect fake news sites for Google.
Jim Vidmar was mentioned in WSJ as the official fake seller, now his botnet enlarges @twitterbusiness retweets count.
Analysis of audience engagement on the example of promoted tweet of Twitter for Business.
0-day 3 million stealth twitter botnet with 2,6 billion tweets was exploited for 2 years.
How twitter bots influence the most important UK decision of the decade.
We decided to open a series of articles on politics and social media in the UK.
The site that pretends to be a propaganda resource is actually a platform for washing traffic and advertising fraud.
Brands are the core reason for existing of social media. Without brand’s money, any media dies.
The story of how the creators of political botnets make money when there is no election.
We give answers to the questions of national reporters about the most popular twitter meme 2014.
Or just #NobodyFromNowhere.
We found the evidence, that selling fake audience across all major social networks more profitable, than salary and bonuses in investment banking.
The bot powered music radio network holding company with strong advertisers.
The first estimation of fake twitter followers market
The main facts of the first part of the investigation by Sadbottrue. Summary of the chapters 1-10.
To get the list of Wonders of the World, it was necessary to make great efforts. To get to the Twitter Top 1000 you don’t need to strain. You need a little bit of money and the confidence that your secret nobody knows.
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