How to Collect Users Details without Spam or Bots
We are in the era of Information. In this new Century, data plays an important role than anything. Every organization right now moves around the data it collected.
When it comes to huge organizations and startups. Collecting user’s data is the primary task. Large organizations collect millions of data daily and use this data for developing the product.
But during the data collection, one major problem that is faced by any startup or business is the spam.
Preventing spam is the biggest problem any organization finds it difficult to prevent. From the data, the startups or business collects it is very difficult sometimes to identify the spam and real users.
This mixing of spam data with real users’ data is always a big threat to startups and Businesses.
Large organizations usually spent some millions in reducing spam and getting users’ details. But what for a new startup or a small business.
Data is more important for a startup in the initial growth of a startup. Having spam data in the real data will give wrong leads to startups and this creates a huge loss to the company in the long run.
With spam data and real data mixed unidentified, startups will get false signals and their strategies or campaigns won’t run as planned. And the results will be Downgraded by the spam data.
In such can a spam prevention tool comes handy. But at the same time, the tool has to be affordable for startups.
It uses advanced prevention tool reCAPTCHA, a system developed in 2009 to prevent spam.
What is reCAPTCHA
reCAPTCHA is an advanced system designed to distinguish between humans and computer bots. Presently it is developed and supported by google with advanced technology to detect error-free any spam.
Basically it consists of a checkbox that is mandatory to submit the form. And when it is checked the system presents a task like identifying the image of a particular item. This cannot be bypassed that easily by a computer bot. And based on the interactions of the users in the property the captcha is designed so tough so that it becomes so difficult for any bot to bypass.
The best thing is that with the new advanced technology from Google, there is no need to tick the checkbox by every user. Google has removed the mandatory to tick the checkbox. But it analysis the interaction on the background based on its advanced software and a score js calculated by the advanced AI which tells whether the form is filled by a bot or a human.
It looks so simple right. Yes. There is no headache of checking the user’s data and confusing weather each Data is a human or actually spam.
Spam prevention is an important task in any industry. With rapid digitization, more data is flowing online. And in this data most of the Data is spam.
If you take the spam lightly, it will take away all your budget and will only give you the wrong analysis and results.
Consider you are collecting user details for marketing. And you have not used any spam prevention supported software. In that case, there is no way to stop the spam in your form.
By the end, you have collected large data and now using ghat large data you spent a lot of money in marketing. But at the end of the day, you find that the marketing or email marketing results are not working. You will try to find the defects in the campaign and try your all ways to find the reason.
But the actual reason lies in the data you collected. It is a proven result ghat if you don’t have any spam prevention tool, then all the data you get is only Spam. You will spend large money on this spam data which sill fetch no results.
So consider spam as the biggest threat to any startup or business. It if not prevented will make your dream only with no result and give wrong predictions about growth and will take away your bank balance.