Flattering Spam Comments

Spam is always going to be a problem when running a blog and it seems the spammers have taken a friendlier tack of late. We keep getting lots of flattering comments that are unfortunately too good to be true! I wanted to approve this comment but sadly it was not genuine:

This is a really good read for me, Must admit that you are one of the best bloggers I ever saw.Thanks for posting this informative article.

Although it would be nice to publish these comments the spammers are just after a link through to the website they are promoting. It is quite blatant when you check the URL submitted along with the post: online games, PSP promotions and cellulite remedies were all a bit suspect.

Another comment was:

I’m not that much of a Internet reader to be honest but your sites really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back in the future. Cheers

Searching for comments on Google can be a good way to identify spam comments; Googling this comment returns over a million results!


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