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Hubs getting flooded with useless, pointless, random (apparently) comments, anyo

  1. Taxusbaccata profile image83
    Taxusbaccataposted 3 years ago

    Hubs getting flooded with useless, pointless, random (apparently) comments, anyone experienced this?


    I've been lately getting flooded with useless random comments on many of my Hubs. Has this happened to you before? Is it a new thing? I am a bit surprised as I'm here for quite some time now and this is my first. Which, to me, is not surprising giving that the topics that I write about are not trendy nor pop up in most common web searches. I think....

  2. Matthew Meyer profile image74
    Matthew Meyerposted 3 years ago

    Unfortunately, occasionally SPAM comments are part of online writing.
    You have the option to set each Hub such that comments must be approved before they show up.
    You can also set them to only allow comments from logged in users.
    I suggest setting your Hubs such that you have to approve comments.
    http://hubpages.com/my/hubs/comments (see Show Settings)

    You can then review the comments periodically and mark those SPAM that are.
    The system then uses this information to help identify SPAM comments going forward so you can help other authors and yourself by marking SPAM comments.

    1. Taxusbaccata profile image83
      Taxusbaccataposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I know that. In factl, I always read and select the comments that are posted. The thing that I find most strange is that with almost 4 years here this is the first time that this is happening to me.

  3. aesta1 profile image90
    aesta1posted 3 years ago

    I have that same experience the past 2 days. I just did not approve it and marked it as spam.

  4. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 3 years ago

    i think these new useless comments are people flooding in from bubblews, they have no where to go now, so decided to jump around leaving stupid baseless comments. I get these too here and bubblews.

  5. arksys profile image91
    arksysposted 3 years ago

    I had that a few weeks ago ... i checked the IP address and it went to some content writing login page.

    Just some spammers... mark them as spam so hubpages can deal with it.

  6. tlcs profile image44
    tlcsposted 3 years ago

    No hasn't happened to me and if it did I would deny the comment.