Limited Pressing, an advertiser on Facebook is leaving Facebook after discovering that 80% of the clicks they’re paying for are from ‘bots’. Read their “statement” below. Obviously this is a big accusation that could have huge ramifications for Facebook giving that it is already experiencing bad publicity since its recent financial report.
While we were testing Facebook ads, we were also trying to get Facebook to let us change our name, because we’re not Limited Pressing anymore. We contacted them on many occasions about this. Finally, we got a call from someone at Facebook. They said they would allow us to change our name. NICE! But only if we agreed to spend $2000 or more in advertising a month. That’s correct. Facebook was holding our name hostage. So we did what any good hardcore kids would do. We cursed that piece of shit out! Damn we were so pissed. We still are. This is why we need to delete this page and move away from Facebook. They’re scumbags and we just don’t have the patience for scumbags.
Facebook has responded to this story on LA Times, you can read their response here.