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click fraud

n
(Computer Science) computing repeated clicking on an online advert for fraudulent purposes, esp to charge the advertiser for fictitious traffic to their website
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The Google Play Store is, unfortunately, home to a lot of adware and "clickfraud" apps for Android devices.