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Spammers are getting more sly

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    MyMoneyTalksposted 7 years ago

    I recieved a comment 6 hours ago and I nearly approved it but I notice a lot recently that people will include links within their guest name? I don't want people to click on their link!

    1. Marisa Wright profile image99
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      MyMoneyTalks, there's nothing unusual about that.  Go to any blog, and you'll probably find it asks for your website address so your name can become a link.   

      It's one of the best ways for you to promote your Hubs (by going to blogs and leaving meaningful comments).

      So long as the site isn't pornographic or spammy, and it's a meaningful comment, I always accept links in names - because I'd like other bloggers to accept my links on their blogs.

    2. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      it's not always spam to link back to a site. it's the internet.  many people search for backlinks or find articles of interest and leave comments. I always leave them if it links to a decent site or article. why not? I leave my link at sites if it relates to the site/article.  if it's spam, no, I don't approve it.

  2. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    I delete these comments because they are put there to do exactly what you are fearful of.  One this morning was from a new HP member who probably only joined to do just this.

 
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