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How do I see if a video is using fake views? 1 Recommended Answer 6 Replies 3 Upvotes
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In a contest my school is competing in, we are concerned that one of the other schools competing is buying fake views to win. This is against the rules and I was wondering if there was any way if someone at YouTube was able to see if fake views were being used?
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This is exactly what happened! Do you know of any way YouTube can verify this for me, so I can show the directors of the contest?
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YouTube does not offer such a service, although they may delete videos for violation. You can post the screenshots and I can confirm if they look suspicious (I've done optimization work for client who've tried botting before (and subsequently dropped them)) so I know what it looks like.
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I would not want the video deleted, just in case the accusations were wrong. If it could have been proven that they were using fake views, that would have been the only way to solve the issue, but thank you so much for your input and assistance!
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Fake views not stable. It will be vanish today or Tomorrow.
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