What if I click on my own ADSENSE-ads, with sockpuppet accounts!!?

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  1. Albert Genius profile image60
    Albert Geniusposted 6 years ago

    I have a few hubs on my other account. What if I create many sockpuppet accounts on hubpages (which is easy of course), and click on the adsense and amazon ads on that accout's hubs?

    Money...

    1. profile image0
      lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I think adsense will deduct money at least that has happened to many people i have heard about.  or do you mean creating accounts and clicking on your own adds??

      1. Albert Genius profile image60
        Albert Geniusposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        "or do you mean creating accounts and clicking on your own adds??"   -I just mean that. It's possible, given that you use IP -softwares, or multiple sim cards.

    2. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Go ahead. Make my day!

      You only get one Adsense account, and when it is gone, it is gone.

      And yours will be gone in a flash if you carry out this plan. But, hey, so what, you'll just make another....!

      1. Albert Genius profile image60
        Albert Geniusposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol
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    3. Reality Bytes profile image80
      Reality Bytesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You would be committing fraud!


      Fortunately google will have a cache of this forum thread to refer to.  lol

    4. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Google knows your IP address and navigation history.

      Hell, even we know who you are.

      1. Winter Maclen profile image71
        Winter Maclenposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        The whole point of HubPages is to write.  Most of us actually do care about the integrity of our accounts. You might be able to game the system for a little while before someone caught you.  But they would.  And in the meantime, you make the rest of us, who do this for real reasons, look bad.

    5. thisisoli profile image72
      thisisoliposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You will lose your adsense account and any earnings accrued.  Believe it or not but google does not decide who you are based on your Hubpages account.

    6. georgethegent profile image59
      georgethegentposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I've done nothing wrong and I'm banned - work that one out!!!

  2. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Your IP adress will be the same. Google isn't stupid.

    1. Albert Genius profile image60
      Albert Geniusposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How will they catch my IP if.

      1. thisisoli profile image72
        thisisoliposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        There are more ways to track a connection than an IP address.  besides your usage will generally stay within an IP range, and unless you are willing to invest in new hardware for every click, your mac address will give you away.

        1. Pcunix profile image93
          Pcunixposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Well, that's not entirely true.  Many, many routers can be configured with any MAC you want.  This feature is usually used when replacing an old router - it saves time with reconfiguring other devices, flushing arp etc.

          But your ISP knows where you are regardless.  Ticking off Google is one thing, ticking off the FBI is something else entirely.

        2. Recommend U profile image54
          Recommend Uposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          You got PC-users.

          " besides your usage will generally stay within an IP range"
          - How will you detect who is who within a given IP range? lol

      2. georgethegent profile image59
        georgethegentposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Albert Genius isn't.

  3. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 6 years ago

    When your computer sends a request, such as a Google query, it tags the request with its IP address in order for the response to be sent back to your computer -- just like a return address on a letter

  4. Albert Genius profile image60
    Albert Geniusposted 6 years ago

    Who is saying that you will be using your own IP address.

    1. profile image0
      paxwillposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Google can detect the use of proxy servers.  The only way to make it work is to click your ads from different computers on different internet connections in a wide geographical area. You'd spend more on gas than you would make from Adsense. smile

      1. Randiez profile image55
        Randiezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I can buy a Cadbury where I live. Does google know that?

  5. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 6 years ago

    Do it and find out.

  6. Albert Genius profile image60
    Albert Geniusposted 6 years ago

    What says I did not. lol lol lol

  7. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 6 years ago

    That is your problem.  I doubt if anybody really cares, except google. You get caught, then you get BANNED.  Who cares.

  8. Albert Genius profile image60
    Albert Geniusposted 6 years ago

    Thanks for your wisdom lol Neither I care lol

    "Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." -- Lord Kelvin
    If people like you filled this world, we could have never had.


    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/5861547_f248.jpg

    1. profile image0
      lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I know a lady who does that lol she created several accounts and would click on her own adds.  I think she got caught 1 yr later but she made $$$$ I wouldnt do it cuz i would be afraid lol

      1. Randiez profile image55
        Randiezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        +1

      2. thisisoli profile image72
        thisisoliposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I sincerely doubt that, Google often takes legal action against professional click fraud, if that woman was getting paid by google then google knows her address and probably her bank details, they would have made sure they got that money back.

        1. Recommend U profile image54
          Recommend Uposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Mention a single legal case as such. Google can do that within the political territory that it originates from- US; not beyond. There are no international laws that prevent.

    2. brittanytodd profile image93
      brittanytoddposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Have fun getting banned! smile

    3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The Wright Bros weren't ripping off or defrauding the air.....

  9. againsttheodds profile image79
    againsttheoddsposted 6 years ago

    There are ways to do things but they are blackhat methods that still require work and are not as satisfying as delivering quality content.  Add to that the fact that Google engineers have PhDs in some of the toughest cutting edge fields of math and technology and they have devised algorithms to keep this to a minimum.

    1. Randiez profile image55
      Randiezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      In today's world PhDs are rather rare. Had they only brought Nobel prize winners, it might have made a significant moral improvement in their organization.

  10. againsttheodds profile image79
    againsttheoddsposted 6 years ago

    Not only that you devalue the ad program for others.  What I mean is that meaningless ad clicks don't generate any income for the advertisers and as such they may tend to pay less or not at all for such ads.  I'm sure you don't care about that if considering "sockpuppets" but it is truth.

  11. IsadoraPandora profile image84
    IsadoraPandoraposted 6 years ago

    Then that makes you a thief. smile

  12. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago

    Google knows which computer you use.  Assuming Google is stupid will be the dumbest shit you ever did.

    Trying to treat Marcellus Wallace like a bitch?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMq7AQL-_Yg

  13. Pamela N Red profile image85
    Pamela N Redposted 6 years ago

    I have no idea. I prefer to follow the rules and stay out of trouble. From what I hear once you have lost your Adsense privileges it's hard to get them back.

  14. Sottway profile image71
    Sottwayposted 6 years ago

    I'm pretty sure in runs on your I.P address.

    Which means even if you had 1,000 accounts they'd all be tracked from the same spot, so google will be able to rat you out easily.

    Don't try it!

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This guy is using multiple IP addresses to get round Hubpages bans, and now he thinks he can take on Google.

      To those reading this thread, DO NOT BE TEMPTED!!

      Google knows more about you than GOD, so no matter what tricks you use, they will find you out.

      As has been said already in this thread, this is not Google's money, this is advertisers money.

      Those advertisers could be you or me.

      Nobody wants to pay out to thieves like him. What he is suggesting is theft/fraud/whatever. It is illegal, it is immoral, and it should not be tolerated.

      1. Freud-Wise profile image61
        Freud-Wiseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol
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  15. taviasylum profile image56
    taviasylumposted 6 years ago

    Simply, your account will get banned!

  16. Freud-Wise profile image61
    Freud-Wiseposted 6 years ago

    Google is no Christ. If they were really moral and good folks, they should have deleted all the p**n and s*x materials from their site. Did they? They can only tell you how to become a billionaire in minutes.

    It's good to them.

    1. recommend1 profile image69
      recommend1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Using a proxy won't help as on my site I can see the IP that makes the visit AND the IP that originated the proxy IP.  I can't see how Google would recognise if you used a different computer on a different address entirely unless they scan for many clicks in one direction, my guess is that they can and do. the few clicks that might get under the radar would hardly be worth the bother I would say.

      1. Randiez profile image55
        Randiezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        How is weather in China?







        lol lol lol lol lol

    2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What do you have against porn and sex?

      I believe we are talking ethics here, and not morality - there is a big difference.

      1. Recommend U profile image54
        Recommend Uposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        "What do you have against porn and sex?"

        lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol
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        ..............................................................................................NOTHING!! big_smile

      2. sighbabe profile image56
        sighbabeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        yikes  lol

  17. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 6 years ago

    Bottom Line

    If you choose to be dishonest, and try to beat Google go ahead. Eventually they will catch up with you.

    Prisons are full of people who thought they could beat the system, break the law, but most of all, Get Away With what they were doing.

    Why feed this idiot anymore.  Some will try to beat google, others won't.

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Right!

      I'm done here.

    2. Recommend U profile image54
      Recommend Uposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/5869080_f248.jpg

    3. rockyie profile image54
      rockyieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      @LindaSmith1- You behaving like a moron here does not bump the issue, only shows that you are a grotesque spammer who fills up a good discussion with her pathetic comments when she is beaten with rational answers.

      Stop all your moanings, and learn to listen to people. Otherwise, take your .. outta here!

      Were you about to live HubPages someday? lol lol

      1. sighbabe profile image56
        sighbabeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Well rockyie, this hubber you are countering here is very negative. Her attitude has been reported by many others in the forums. She threatens to leave hubpages, but does not eventually. lol

        Let her alone lol lol lol

  18. thejeffriestube profile image71
    thejeffriestubeposted 6 years ago

    Obvious troll is obvious.

    1. melbel profile image94
      melbelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      +1

    2. Reality Bytes profile image80
      Reality Bytesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Obviously  lol

    3. Recommend U profile image54
      Recommend Uposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      +1  lol

  19. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 6 years ago

    Yeah, but the troll was reported, so why isnt it back under its Troll bridge where it belongs.

  20. profile image0
    lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years ago

    Im new here you guys and im still lost when someone talks about a troll or something LOL

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome to Hubpages Annette! smile

      Hang around the forums long enough and you'll learn. There's always, at least one, roaming around. lol

      1. profile image0
        lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        HEHEHE smile  thanks for the welcome !

    2. Rising Caren profile image73
      Rising Carenposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      A troll is someone who writes/says something just to create trouble and keeps it going without regard to any other logical argument except to take them down and create further trouble.

      There are other definitions for troll because there are a lot of actions that are considered "trolling".

      Because the Original Poster made a post about something he is probably not serious about doing and how he keeps finding ways to keep the absurd idea going, he would most likely be a troll.

      However, if he's serious about his ideas and his techniques to keep himself from getting caught - so he didn't just make the thread to cause trouble - then he wouldn't be a troll.

      However, he would be dumb as most IP "hiding" websites and softwares do not fully hide the IP. They still have traces, which Google can probably detect since it is a software giant. They also have algorithms based on total visitors, time spent, time spent on ad, and other factors that can reveal if a hubber is getting a normal level of traffic.

      Either way, troll or dummy, his idea is a bad idea and it is best to not respond to him at all beyond the first reply.

      1. profile image0
        lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        thanks so much for telling me smile

  21. profile image0
    sord87posted 6 years ago

    You can create as many accounts you want but be careful once Google Adsense catch you,you cannot even join Google Adsense for whole life!

  22. Recommend U profile image54
    Recommend Uposted 6 years ago

    That you can not ... guugle is a myth. If you will stick to it, do stick lol lol

    1. rockyie profile image54
      rockyieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      +1!

      Google does not employ geniuses. They are crackheads trying to make money out of fooling out autistic masses. Sigh lol

      1. profile image0
        lovelyAnnette89posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        i want to agree with you., that lady i told up there comments ago lol she made 5K a month using multiple acounts for about a yr .  How can google not catch that!!!  I would be so afraid LOL

 
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