YouTube’s Spammy Sex Bots Make a Ton of Money

Here’s how scammers turn those ubiquitous, meaningless comments into profits

Zulie Rane
OneZero
Published in
9 min readJan 25, 2021

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My YouTube channel is extremely wholesome. I post helpful, friendly tutorial videos. I sign off, rather cheesily, with, “Happy writing!”

That’s why it’s so annoying when my videos get flooded with decidedly not-PG and nonsensical…

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Zulie Rane
OneZero

Writer, cat mom, marketer. Marketing @ Medium.