I just got spammed from a new Hubber. She's been with HP for 3 weeks and no articles.
Kenna, did she make a spammy comment to one of your articles?
Yes. The Hubber promoted a business in the comment, I checked it out and no articles are written.
You are not alone. Like I said in the other thread yesterday, I receive those spammy adverts for debt settlement programs and bankruptcy attorneys in my debt consolidation article.
I doubt very much that they are Hubbers. Just a rabble-rouser passing through.
Erroneously, I have never checked their official status. I just delete the advert. OK, I've seen a lot of spam this week on the forum. It appears that everyone who is spamming has never written an article, just like the person who spammed you.
Don't you check your spam filter?
Go to https://hubpages.com/my/hubs/comments
Click on the Filter and select Spam. If you have any unapproved spammy messages, they will be there and you can delete them in one go.
I haven't checked mine for a few days, and now I look there are five in there. Very entertaining, some of them.
Also, I have often found 'lost' genuine comments in the spam filter.
I didn't know you could do that! I found a bunch of "spam" that I wish I would have known about months/years ago. Some of the comments are actually great and would have added to my article. I'm assumming it's too late now as some of them are 6yrs old.
Unlike this admin approved comment just yesterday that is full of errors and doesn't make much sense. "I was having long thirst to study 4 gospels. When I look this Comparison Study of 4 gospels really I felt it us God's Grace granted for me. Thanks to authors and Owlcation web site."
I thought admin approved comments where only the best? They've approved several that have been simply "nice article". I thought we were not suppose to approve those?
You can also check "Activity" helps to see what recently posted to your articles.
"Nice article" is totally passable! We don't want to delete compliments! Also, moderators are the least strict with comments for sure. You can always manually delete any comments you don't like, of course.
by Carolee Samuda 7 years ago
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by Audrey Hunt 4 years ago
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by Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago
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by Carola Finch 4 years ago
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by Shana Hurt 2 days ago
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