Omar Oakes
Aug 8, 2019

Facebook launches 'first of its kind' lawsuit over ad fraud

Facebook claims the two developers, based in Hong Kong and Singapore, installed malware on a user's phone in order to generate fake clicks on ads.

Facebook: 'defrauded' advertisers were refunded

Facebook has filed a first of its kind lawsuit against two app developers for click injection fraud, a form of faking the number of clicks on Facebook ads.

The social media giant claims the two developers installed malware on a user’s phone in order to generate fake clicks on Facebook ads.

The ad revenue then went to the ad developers, Hong Kong-based LionMobi and Singapore-based JediMobi.

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