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Exploiting dA Legally With A Script
2018 edit: This is old news and no longer relevant!
In short, what is this news about?

It's about accounts that use a script to add ten thousands of deviants to their watchlist in a matter of days. Some people backwatch, that's how the script-account gains popularity and watchers (or points via donation if you want to). Even if they don't backwatch, some people will at least look at the site and may watch through your gallery or journal.
It's legal, I asked the helpdesk on this.
The problem is that the deviants being added by the script feel betrayed and disappointed. I want to inform people about this in the first place so they don't fall for those "traps". You can have a look at their gallery stats to see if there's something suspicious like ten thousands of watches. A profile full of "Thank you for the watch" comments is also suspicious.
Ideally however, I'd like deviantART to improve their security so those scripts stop working. I fear those scripts to get popular and watch-
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Hey folks :) 

How are you? Are you caught up in that strangely Sunday-afternoon-y-feeling limbo between the holidays where everything isn't quite back to normal? A bit deflated?

Looking for something to look forward to? 

............then I may just have the solution for you!

On January 1st 2017 I launch the very first TWELVTY
welcome to twelvty by penngregory

each month in 2017 I'll take you on an adventure through a new color. Cycling through the color wheel a month at a time.

 
 
Find out more RIGHT HERE and hop aboard!

Untitled by penngregory
 
  • Listening to: the surge of ideas
  • Reading: between the lines
  • Watching: out
  • Playing: always playing
  • Drinking: it all in

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penngregory Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2016
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cloistering Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Professional General Artist
:fusionrock::fusionrock: :heart: Thank you for the :+fav: on Warped Impressions
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Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
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JohnPatience Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2016
Thanks for the fave  :)
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maximus666 Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Ton-K300 Featured By Owner May 22, 2016
Thanks for the :+fav: on Sambaset :)
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