There's a spammer in the forums today-what else is new?-and I wondered if it's necessary to report each and every thread. It's all over the place.
Is one report adequate?
I usually report the profile which hits all the spam in one fell swoop
Jeeze, I can't believe I never thought of that! Well, I guess I'm not so smart after all! Thanks, Susana.
spammer is everywhere in the internet and for me although you can avoid one there will be still followers for that...
It'll take awhile, the staff are in California so they might not be in to delete.
I am too, but does that matter? Flightkeeper, should I go to each thread and report each and every one?
I've reported a couple. And I'm sure other people have. I don't know if they have software that deletes spammers or they manually process it. If they haven't deleted by now, I'm not sure that reporting each and every one is going to delete them any faster.
If ya got the time, report them. I dont, Im headn off to work...
i've been reporting as i run into the spammer....i'm sure they'll be along on this thread in no time...
My dear honorable Linpinpin,
How could you? Don't spoil the fun we are having.
Go take your ware elsewhere, let's enjoy ourselves here
I saw him too, reported the post about buying sneakers online
I do not blame the person at all for the threads he has started or the wares he is promoting.
It's not his fault in all probability.
Where the problem lies is unscrupulous marketers writing crap reports and blog posts about building links and promoting products.
These people openly provide a blueprint to those un-initiated wannabees on how to make sales and how to get links. These reports are often sold for good money and their naive purchasers set about putting the blueprint in place.
Hence, what we see as spamming our forum.
That's the pity of it all.
by mistywild 13 years ago
Very annoying, can anyone out there in hubville offer advise? sara85 is the spammer.
by lee 12 years ago
I have just visited the games section of these forums and the top 14 posts are all just spam from 2 individuals,is it me or has spamming got worse in the last couple of weeks or have i just started to notice it and its always been bad,I dont know why but it riles me a lot!!!!!
by Juliette Kando FI Chor 7 years ago
I spend a great deal of my time reporting spam on HubPages.Spammers can join this site with no intention of writing any articles. Their motive for joining is exclusively to leave links in hub comments and new forum threads.could . commenting on hubs and . taking part in the forumbe restricted to...
by Jackson Riddle 13 years ago
I'm not sure how many people here report spam in the forum, lately I've been on the beat quite a bit reporting spam but I'm curious to know who else out there on HubPages who also do report spam if they see it?
by sheilamyers 8 years ago
Stupid question, but here goes. Can we get flagged by HP as a spammer if we report several spammers or spam questions/comments/etc within a short period of time. When I was going through the "answer" section, I found tons of spam and started flagging them, then decided just to go to the...
by Natalie Frank 4 years ago
Is it just me or does there seem to be an increasing amount of spam showing up in the forums. Today especially (I saw them when they were there for just a couple of minutes and reported all of them). Just wondering why the increase and why now.
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