Just wondering if any of you experiencing lots of hits from When I do an IP Trace it tracks to Facebook.


Why is Facebook hitting my sites 400

closed as not constructive by Iain Oct 13 '12 at 13:06

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  • What is being hit, what is that 400, how did you observe that, do you have logfiles etc. If you expect a helpful answer you must give more information. If you see this in your IIS logfiles, then what referrer is being given for instance? Maybe someone just shared a link pointing to your website. – Alexander Janssen Oct 13 '12 at 11:55
  • IT hits random links, a URL. In IIS logs, in Google Analytic, and on error logs. – ysrb Oct 13 '12 at 11:57
  • If someone shared, shouldn't it just be 1 request to 1 url? It seems that the ~400 requests are requesting the same url. – ysrb Oct 13 '12 at 12:14
  • You really need to ask facebook, all we can do is guess. – Iain Oct 13 '12 at 13:07

Could easily just be a simple bot-net node on an infected computer within the FB company. Especially if link attempts seem random.

  • anyway to report to facebook? – ysrb Oct 13 '12 at 12:13
  • Probably not worth your time... I imagine that, like me, they've set up a separate wifi network for guests and visitors on a separate public IP. In that case, the computer may not even be theirs... Just hooked to an IP they own. – Brian Adkins Oct 13 '12 at 12:16

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