Bots are used to give the impression of high traffic generating very real revenue for the site s creators. Carroll estimated that a fake news share from within the trump campaign could earn the lucky hoaxer as much as 10 000 in extra revenue provided they have taken full advantage of the ad services.
These hoax reports are not only deceptive they are also very lucrative for the people behind them.
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How fake news monetize content. But the audience is fake. These people make money similarly to how we in the mainstream media make money according to washington post reporter caitlin dewey.
The daily caller news foundation is working hard to balance out the biased american media. Not bad for a news site covering a city of just 260 000 people. The issue of fake news on social media has grabbed headlines since the 2016 us presidential election.
For as little as 3 you can help us. Here s how these fake news stories make money off your clicks. This is how fake news makes money.
But how do fake news sites make money. The site owner then puts adverts provided to them on their site. Fake news is getting a big boost from real companies.
The most common source is google s own adsense which gives these publishers a few cents each time someone clicks and views an ad on their site. Find out more on talking business on friday 10. To start with the proprietor of the site makes an arrangement with an advert wholesaler.
More and more advertising money is being funneled away from legitimate news websites and to click bait ad farm sites that spread hyper. Robert shooltz knows that fake news can lead to real money.