China Has A Secret $50 Billion Dollar Click Farm Problem
When clicks are for sale — everyone buys. And millions of phones are utilized.
Click farms are illegal in China and have always been but that’s not deterring millions of people. Here’s how they work: Click farms use an automated process hacks into the normal App Store Optimization (ASO) practice, which requires developers to use certain keywords in descriptions and attract users by being a useful product, and are programmed to promote apps by imitating as a real user, who searches for certain keywords, clicks on the app, downloads them, and even write positive reviews.
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