A couple of the comments to one of my hubs have been flagged as spam. I'm not sure why that happened or how it could happen. Does anyone have any info on this?
We pass all incoming comments through a spam filter and automatically mark some as spam (currently about 4%). The filter isn't perfect, some spam gets through and some legitimate comments are identified as spam -- but in general it works pretty well. You can always check what comments have been identified as spam on the my account comments page, and you can "allow" them from that page as well.
If you're anxious to see every single comment that comes in, it would be a good idea to check there every so often.
BTW -- It is no negative reflection on you or your hubs if they happen to receive a "spam" comment. In fact it is usually just an indication that they are getting some traffic.
by trishool 7 years ago
So two of my most potentially profitable Hubs got flagged for Spam. I received the email this morning which basically said that my Hubs were "Promoted through spam or abuse of other sites"Here are my questions1) If it is commenting spam, then the usual response by holier than thou hubbers...
by MarieLB 8 months ago
There is a new short comment on one of articles I have edited lately.The system has indicated that it is Spam.I wonder why and how can this be identified?I normally feel that it is right to acknowledge and respond to any comment. In this case I am at a loss as to whether I should.
by James Paterson 6 years ago
My Hubs seem to be the target of spammers tonight, anyone else having the same problem?, thank goodness hubpages is recognising the spam before it gets published.....jimmyMaybe catchpa for non members?
by CCahill 5 years ago
What Would Happen if you didn't Approve a comment?Under new comments there is 2 buttons... APPROVE and SPAMBut what happens if you press neither? If nothing, then is the approve button really neccasary? or should it just be a default until you hit Spam?
by mariexotoni 4 years ago
I know there have been some trolls on HubPages and I have already contacted the staff to see maybe if they could help me with my issue.I have an occasional guest commentor.. His messages are disturbing, but I'm wondering if he sounds familiar to you. I wish I could remember all of his comments,...
by Mary Hyatt 5 years ago
I have always received a daily "recent notifications" from HubPages. This past Sat. is the last one I have received. Help!
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