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FeedBurner hack to pump RSS subscribers

So okay, the Feedburner RSS subscriber count has just lost its credibility. A video demo by the guys at Next Web shows you how to pump your Feedburner subscriber count to thousands overnight.

Feedburner hacked! from Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten on Vimeo.

I guess that’s the way Feedburner counts RSS subscription. Anything is possible nowadays.

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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5 Responses

  1. they need to fix this issue asap

  2. SELaplana says:

    Google should exclude the NETVIBE* i don’t know the spelling… the one that is really being manipulated.

  3. Gem says:

    The opposite happened to me. I checked yesterday and it showed 0 subscribers. I was expecting at least one reader because I subscribe to my own feeds. :-(

  4. Lyle, RN says:

    Honesty is still the best policy. Nonetheless, Feedburner should address the issue ASAP.

  5. we can also manipulate rss count reader via igoogle.

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