scamville

  • How To Spam Facebook Like A Pro: An Insider's Confession

    Last night we wrote about the lead generation scams within social gaming networks. This is a guest post by Dennis Yu, the CEO of BlitzLocal, a privately held 50 person advertising agency in Denver, Colorado, specializing in local search engine marketing for franchises and professional service firms via Google and Facebook. BlitzLocal is no longer in the business of spam, but they do specialize… Read More

  • Two Companies That Said No To Social Media Scams

    Feedback is rolling in on our Scamville post last night. Even more people are coming forward to talk about their experiences getting ripped off by Offerpal and SuperRewards, or how they were pitched by these companies to add offers to their apps. We’ve got a lot more to say about this before we’re done. And we’re hoping that Facebook and MySpace make the right decisions for… Read More

  • Scamville: The Social Gaming Ecosystem Of Hell

    Last weekend I wrote about how the big social gaming companies are making hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue on Facebook and MySpace through games like Farmville and Mobsters. Major media can’t stop applauding the companies long enough to understand what’s really going on with these games. The real story isn’t the business success of these startups. It’s the… Read More