Last updated: December 2, 2023
When reviewing Entries/Actions from your campaign, you may come across some entries that are marked invalid.
There are a few reasons for this:
The Gleam platform is integrated with lots of APIs & social networks, we use these integrations to check that entrants have completed your actions before awarding entries.
As a result, you get more qualified data from your campaigns and peace of mind that the actions you asked for has been completed.
For example, an entrant can't complete a Tweet on Twitter action without Twitter letting us know via API that it's been done. Where possible, we also try to provide you links with proof of the completed action. You can manually verify this again at a later time (e.g. when drawing winners).
When a winner is picked, you can always verify their entries manually before finalising the draw. This way you only have to verify the winners that were randomly chosen instead of having to manually run through each entry.
The Gleam platform has a series of fraud detection algorithms that protect your campaign from fake contest accounts, spammers, cheaters and bots. You can see more details on why we flagged down a particular entry by hovering over the
To report a user for suspected fraudulent activity, send us an email at
Gleam uses a wide integration of APIs and social networks to check that entrants have completed your actions before awarding entries.
Entries created by the admin are automatically invalidated by Gleam. We do not recommend manually picking the admin as a winner to avoid suspicion of fraud.
You can review the entries you received for a Competitions campaign through the Entries/Actions tab.