What Is Scraping?
Scraped and added, how to avoid it
Ever wondered sometimes when there is a new group that appears that you do not remember joining?
This is because the group in question uses bots to scrape and add members from competitors to their own.
This is not organic at large and considered as spam, some projects even lose their group by Telegram deleting it or labelling it as a scam if there are enough reports.
To stop this and avoid being added to random Telegram groups, go to:
- Settings (Click the 3 lines in your account)
- Click Privacy and Security
- Click on Groups
- Click on My Contacts
Select My Contacts
- You can add exceptions if you want