Did we all get hit with shoe spam comments on every hub, or was that just me. It was about 4 days ago, but each hub that I go to of mine to answer comments, has a spam comment.... Took a good bit of work or was done automatically or something.
I didn't see any shoe spam, until I went into my comments and looked to see what the spam filter had caught and there were five of them.
But they're being automatically caught and not displayed so it's a non-issue to me.
I didn't get one for every hub - but every morning for the last week - I have gotten between 25-30 shoe spams on one of my hubs (one about a child who died no less - those... well, I don't want to be kicked off the forums)
How do you turn on a spam filter?
I haven't gotten any recently, but a few weeks ago I had several comments that were pure spam - and involved shoes among other things. I just deleted them and reported as spam.
I got just one and the comment (minus the many links) was simply "excellent". Literally, that's what they said..."excellent".
I got them on almost every hub. It's not a problem, but I was just curious if anyone else got them too. They included like 3 links to various shoe places, and the name was linked to one of the listed sites. I haven't read the comments, but I was just curious.
In the last few days I have been getting 8-10 shoe spam comments on the same hub....my #1 hub. I report them as spam and delete them.
I just took a look at my spam comments. WOW. I got a TON about Ugg Boots - about 10 of them.
I also just found a person that tried to post a message every week on my low calorie breakfast hub. Their message gets deleted every week, but they keep trying. It's a different message every week with the same link attached....too funny.
hmmm... I guess I'm not popular enough yet... I haven't gotten any.... yet... at least that I'm aware of.
However, I like the term "shoe spam" because that is where spam belongs, on the bottom of my shoe after I squish it!
And it sort of reminds me of doggie waste, though I try to avoid stepping in that.
I got six, all about Ugg boots knock offs with links two weeks ago. Whitney how annoying and a pain having to delete them off each hub. What a waste of time...
Oh yes because we are ALL so in love with shoes they just HAVE to get the word out to us yea I did see that on one of my forum posts but thankfully none on my hubs...yet
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