AM Affiliate: Fraudsters Are About, Why You Need an iPad, + More

– WARNING: Fraudsters are ramping up efforts to illegally procure accounts on affiliate networks in an attempt to commit credit card fraud. Mediatrust has the breakdown and it’s a must-read. We’ll have our own take later today. [Mediatrust] – Quite possibly one of the greatest arguments out there in favor… Read more“AM Affiliate: Fraudsters Are About, Why You Need an iPad, + More”

Content Locking: Affiliate Scam or Affiliate Sham?

Pace Lattin writes today about the trouble of content locking/unlocking. He’s careful not to call it a scam, but address it as something that is still a rather unethical way to promote a product: Lock some enticing content (adult material, pirated movies or music, and so forth) behind a pop-up… Read more“Content Locking: Affiliate Scam or Affiliate Sham?”

AM Affiliate: Apple’s False Advertising Backfires, Women Addicted to Facebook?, & More

– Well this could be embarrassing for Apple’s marketing department. A user has pointed out how the company doctors a screenshot from the Star Trek movie to show off what the iPad can’t do. [Digg] – Why a dip in invalid traffic rates doesn’t necessarily portend a decline in click-fraud…. Read more“AM Affiliate: Apple’s False Advertising Backfires, Women Addicted to Facebook?, & More”