Fake YouTube Videos for SEO Investigation by Augustine Fou

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Bad guys create fake YouTube videos for linkbait and organic search optimization – to show up on page 1 of search results. The videos are not even real videos, but contain links to the sites they are …

Bad guys create fake YouTube videos for linkbait and organic search optimization – to show up on page 1 of search results. The videos are not even real videos, but contain links to the sites they are promoting.

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  • 1. Fake YouTube Videos for SEO Dr. Augustine Fou http://linkd.in/augustinefou December 2013 -1- Augustine Fou
  • 2. Google Search “natalie portman nude” 10.6M results • 4 of 10 page 1 results are YouTube videos • exact duplicate video, different keywords on page • click through to same porn site -2- Augustine Fou
  • 3. Video 1 Banned Celebrity Sex Tapes bannedsextapes .com http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=xnkM9RrDzhM -3- Augustine Fou
  • 4. Video 2 Banned Celebrity Sex Tapes bannedsextapes .com http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=7nBEfp2WT-c -4- Augustine Fou
  • 5. Video 3 Banned Celebrity Sex Tapes bannedsextapes .com http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=rWPiM-AaBY8 -5- Augustine Fou
  • 6. Video 4 Banned Celebrity Sex Tapes bannedsextapes .com http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=b4TPSbnLfXc -6- Augustine Fou
  • 7. Google Search “selena gomez nude” 22.3M results • 4 of 10 page 1 results are YouTube videos • exact duplicate video, different keywords on page • click through to same porn site -7- Augustine Fou
  • 8. All Videos Go To Same Site http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=upSOCzlSoHk http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=lhbDGpqCmZQ http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=UcdiM4uD6fM http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=an6xRpQ5Wh8 -8- Augustine Fou
  • 9. Google Search “ariana grande nude” 3.3M results • 5 of 10 page 1 results are YouTube videos • exact duplicate video, different keywords on page • click through to same porn site -9- Augustine Fou
  • 10. Dr. Augustine Fou – Digital Consigliere “Bad guys create fake YouTube videos for linkbait and organic search optimization – to show up on page 1 of search results. The videos are not even real videos, but contain links to the sites they are promoting.” FORMER CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER, HCG (OMNICOM) MCKINSEY CONSULTANT CLIENT SIDE / AGENCY SIDE EXPERIENCE PROFESSOR AND COLUMNIST ENTREPRENEUR / SMALL BUSINESS OWNER PHD MATERIALS SCIENCE (MIT '95) AT AGE 23 ClickZ Articles: http://bit.ly/augustine-fou-clickz Slideshares: http://bit.ly/augustine-fou-slideshares LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/augustinefou - 10 - @acfou Augustine Fou
  • 11. Related Articles Video Ad Fraud Investigation, Part 1 By: Augustine Fou, October 2013 Fighting Rampant Online Ad Fraud By: Augustine Fou, October 2013 Malware That Enables Ad Fraud By: Augustine Fou, October 2013 How to Detect Fraudulent Websites By: Augustine Fou, Nov 2013 The Mainstream Porn Problem By: Augustine Fou, November 2013 - 11 - Augustine Fou