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Prevent Reward Farming: Strengthen Your Rewards Program and Enhance Customer Engagement

Many businesses’ rewards programs are crucial in customer acquisition, engagement, and retention. However, these programs can also be susceptible to reward farming. Farming exploits loopholes and weaknesses to accumulate rewards without legitimate engagement. To maintain a secure and fair rewards platform, businesses must identify and address potential issues. This article will discuss in particular, the common loopholes and weaknesses that enable reward farming and suggest closing these gaps. Weak account creation or authentication measures can allow users to create multiple accounts or exploit the platform using fake identities. To address this issue, implement robust verification methods, such as email or phone number verification, and consider using two-factor authentication (2FA) to prevent unauthorized access. Poorly designed referral systems can be manipulated through self-referrals or fake referrals to accumulate rewards without legitimate customer acquisition. To prevent this, for example, establish clear referral guidelines, limit the number of referral bonuses a user can earn, and monitor referral patterns for suspicious activity. A lack of robust monitoring and tracking mechanisms can lead to undetected suspicious activity, including automated scripts or bots. Implement tools and processes to monitor user behavior, identify unusual patterns, and flag potentially fraudulent activity for further investigation. Reward structures that allow […]

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