Facebook finds no evidence for '80% bot clicks' claim.

I told you a few days ago about a startup's claim that 80% of the Facebook clicks they paid for were from "bots." 

Now Facebook says its own investigation shows no evidence for the claim. 

http://www.wired.com/business/2012/08/facebook-detectives-stumped/

The company, Limited Run, says they've removed their original post while Facebook investigates and that they don't want to be associated with this issue. 

http://blog.limitedrun.com/post/28341629174/updated-weve-deleted-our-facebook-page

Meanwhile, and to the best of my knowledge, Facebook has not addressed Limited Run's other claim -- that their request for a name change was denied unless they bought a lot more advertising. 

I'm sure this story hasn't ended yet. I'll keep you posted how what happens next. 
Advertiser leaving Facebook after discovering that 80% of the clicks they're paying for are from 'bots.'

A company called Limited Run publicly announced on Facebook that they're leaving Facebook, and for two reasons:

First, they did their own analytics and found that 80% of the clicks Facebook was charging them for were from automated "bots."

Second, the company changed their name. They requested that Facebook change the company name on the business page. But Facebook told them (allegedly) that in order to change their name on Facebook, they would have to spend $2,000 more per month on advertising.

If these allegations are true, how widespread is this abuse?

https://www.facebook.com/limitedpressing/posts/209534972507958
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