Advertising networks
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An advertising network (also called an online advertising network or ad network) is a collection of (often unrelated) online advertising inventory. Online advertising inventory comes in many different forms. This inventory can be found on websites, in instant messaging applications, … Read More

Litigation and solutions in click frauds
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Litigation Disputes over the issue have resulted in a number of lawsuits. In one case, Google (acting as both an advertiser and advertising network) won a lawsuit against a Texas company called Auction Experts (acting as a publisher), which Google … Read More

Organization of click frauds
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Click fraud can be as simple as one person starting a small web site, becoming a publisher of ads, and clicking on those ads to generate revenue. Oftentimes, the number of clicks, and their value, is so small, that the … Read More

Click frauds in online advertising
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Click fraud occurs in pay per click online advertising when a person, automated script or computer program imitates a legitimate user of a web browser clicking on an ad, for the purpose of generating an improper charge per click. Click … Read More

Pay per click
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Pay per click, or PPC, is an advertising technique used on websites, advertising networks, and search engines. With search engines, pay per click advertisements are usually text ads placed near search results; when a site visitor clicks on the advertisement, … Read More

Cost Per Click
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Cost Per Click or CPC (as it is often initialized to) is a phrase often used in online advertising and online marketing circles. With many advertising networks and websites, the advertiser is charged for advertising their ad (on the advertising … Read More

Advertising
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Billboards and street advertising in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, (2005) Generally speaking, advertising is the promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas, usually by an identified sponsor. Marketers see advertising as part of an overall promotional strategy. Other components of the … Read More