YouTube To 'Audit' For Fake Video View Counts
YouTube tries to stop fake video counts as owner Google alters online search results to avoid a fine over its monopoly position.
The music industry has previously had fake views wiped from videos
YouTube has announced it will audit video view figures on its website to help prevent what it calls "fake views".
It said the new system would help stop videos being artificially inflated in perceived popularity.
Software programmes can be used to 'buy' views and cost as little as $50 (£30) for 60,000 fake views.
As a result, the Google-owned company said it would periodically scan view counts to thwart inflated figures.Read more...
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Brian Cookman Live on the beach outside the Neptune, Whitstable, England in 1994 for National Music Day. 45 minutes of great songs performed by Brian Cookman on Guitar/Vocals/Harmonica. Produced By Neville Meredith.
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