Questions tagged [spam]

For discussion around spam posts, such as appropriate etiquette, actions to take and what qualifies as spam

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How do we handle spam posts?

Occasionally, spammers show up on PPCG and post spam, including stuff like promotion of (probably fake) products, (probably fake) offers to transfer money into your account (after you give them $500 ...
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What to do about a user excessively posting useless comments?

A user (who's not particularly new, yet I'd never noticed him until about a week ago) has been posting excessive comments. I don't mean excessive comments like mine here, I mean excessive comments ...
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Did decreasing the amount of rep required for meta cause spam?

On any other site, the Help Center says this: Because we allow anonymous participation, we require a small bit of parent site reputation to prevent spam, and ensure that meta is for active, engaged ...