Facebook sues two websites promoting ikat and fake Instagram followers

Facebook sues two websites promoting ikat and fake Instagram followers
Facebook sues two websites promoting ikat and fake Instagram followers

For years now, there have been those companies or Instagram accounts that promise to inflate the number of likes and followers of users, as some users fell into a “trap” and ended up sharing personal data with unknown accounts. To eliminate such companies, filed a lawsuit against Two websites are Boostgram.com and Instant-fans.com.

According to Indias TOI website, Jessica Romero, Litigation Execution Director for Facebook, said in a blog post: “We have filed separate lawsuits in federal court against four individuals who provide services intended to artificially inflate likes and followers of Instagram accounts, a practice known as fake sharing. . “

“Romero” explained that Boostgram used a network of bots to deliver likes and followers of Instagram accounts on their website, and Boostgram claimed that it provides users with a way to increase their visibility on Instagram, and Romero explained that Boostgram benefited from their services.

Likewise, Instant-fans.com has also used a network of bots to provide fake interactions with their clients’ Instagram accounts, and Instant-fans.com has provided fake sharing services for Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other web services.

Romero said, “They provide fake participation services to both individual clients, in addition to other fake sharing services known as” commercial sellers “for fake participation, while Facebook has sent stop and cease letters to the defendants notifying the two entities that their activities violate their terms of use, policies, and community guidelines For Instagram.

Romero added: “We are now in the process of filing a lawsuit to obtain a permanent judicial order against the accused, who continue to violate our conditions.”

“Today’s legal actions demonstrate our continued commitment to protecting users, enforcing our policies and holding people accountable for misuse of our services,” Romero said in the blog post.

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