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....
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.
I have that same experience the past 2 days. I just did not approve it and marked it as spam.
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.
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.
by Jenn 8 years ago
Just in the past 10 minutes or so I've already gotten 3 spam comments, all on the same hub! And whenever I delete one, it seems another immediately comes up!I'm sure that when I wake up tomorrow (it's almost 1 in the morning now) I'll have many more to delete. Ugh, is there a way to stop these spam...
by pinetreehugger 8 years ago
Do you leave pointless comments on hubs just to increase your hub score?
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by Valerie Washington 8 years ago
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by nasus loops 10 years ago
I have been a part of Hubpages for a while now and try to comment on other peoples hubs when I read them. However for some reason although I am getting regular traffic (admittedly not high, but regular) I am not getting comments. What can I do to encourage people to leave a comment?
by lafenty 7 years ago
I have been getting a lot of odd, inappropriate, and totally unrelated comments on one of my hubs. I got 54 of them in one night and they have continued to come in over the past few days. A couple of them have been full articles and stories. Anything I can do to stop these guys? I...
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