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Re: fake website hits
From Dale on 27 Feb '02
replying to fake website hits posted by david damico

>Do search engines care about how much traffic reaches your site,
>and if so how do they use that information?
>Has anyone thought of setting up a macro to continually hit your
>site and make it look like your getting traffic? Do search
>engines detect this, and if so do they frown on this activity?

Search engines such as Direct Hit, which pioneered the click-
through counting, take measures to filter out bogus clicks.

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