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Newsweek Admits Buying Traffic For Its Website, Inflating Numbers

Published by American Lookout 

By Mike LaChance 

As a publication, Newsweek has shrunk in its scope and influence over the last decade. Many have attributed this to their hard turn to the left. Now, they have been accused of engaging in a form of fraud by inflating their web traffic.

BuzzFeed has the story:

The Publisher of Newsweek And The International Business Times Has Been Buying Traffic And Engaging In Ad Fraud

The publisher of Newsweek and the International Business Times has been engaging in fraudulent online traffic practices that helped it secure a major ad buy from a US government agency, according to a new report released today by independent ad fraud researchers.


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