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!!!!!
Flag their profiles as well, so that the spammer is gotten rid of as well as their spam
It's gotten pretty easy to recognize them quickly, though. When I do, I just go immediately to their profile and flag. Maybe we should all just agree to flag or report them as soon as we spot them. That's the only way I know of currently to do anything about them.
Hubpages are quite quick though i flagged one about 10 mins ago and he has already been given the boot...
yep and he has been followed by another whom i have just flagged!
I have seen people reply to spam and include the quote with the spam link in it in their answer; which must make even more work for the HubPages staff.
yes it probably does but you cant fault them they do an incredibly good job,well done hubpages staff!!!
I report that post as well, under other- and explaining why.
yeah, i think even if you are not sure it is best to flag as a genuine hubber will be able to justify what they have done0 starting long arguments is what the spammer wants as it keeps their link alive
yeah, the staff at hubpages must be sitting there on the attack.... only when the keep getting caught quickly will they realise its not worth the work and try somewhere else
Good point I never thought of flagging a response as well as the the first posting.
by yoshi97 9 years ago
all the people I see spamming the forums are signing up long enough to post on the forum but aren't writing any hubs. So ... I was thinking. Why not require three hubs from a person before they can post in the forums? They would still be allowed to read to their heart's content, but they would need...
by C.M. Vanderlinden 11 years ago
Usually the first thing I do when I log on here is to check out the 'New' hubs to see what's going on. I also usually end up flagging spammy hubs along the way. The thing is that the spammers seem to be following the rules, so I'm not even really sure whether to flag them anymore or...
by sheilamyers 4 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 warriormer 11 years ago
how does a page with multiple links going to diffrent places and information about a topic count as spam
by Susannah Birch 7 years ago
As mentioned in this thread: http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/75200There are many spammers who still have thousands of hubs up, even if they are on probation. Obviously flagging an account doesn't work so for those of us who are still trying to help Hubpages in any way - adopt a SPAM account and...
by Dennis L. Page 6 years ago
Have you received any spam comments on Hubpages?I've been on HP for a long time and this morning was the first that I ever got a spam message to one of my hubs. I denied her comment and deleted her forever, but nonetheless, it was still disturbing. The commenter tried to direct me to another site...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|