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Linking ethically (and for SEO): canonical and nofollow

If you’re cross-posting material online, being paid to include links in a post, or linking to material which raises ethical challenges around taste and decency… 598 more words

Online Journalism

Unwelcome attention: poisoned links and spam comments

At first sight, third-party websites which have links to your site should be good news. However, a couple of years ago I was contacted by a MacUser reader who asked the following question: 639 more words


New posts and Spam

Hello to all my followers and readers.

Firstly, I want to say thank you for following and reading my blog. Without you, I wouldn’t be doing this. 141 more words

All the News That's Fit to Be Tied

There’s all kinds of news about the Bay Bridge Bolt Botch, but (a) I just wrote about it last Thursday, and (b) it’s depressing. I don’t see any reason to inflict it on you today. 805 more words


Oh, now this is just insulting

Seriously? I mean, they couldn’t have tried even a little harder?!

Mens’ clothes?  Me?!  And Ralph Lauren at that?!  I’m a hippie chick, damnit, Mx Spammer.   127 more words


Ethics of Twitter use: comment flooding is bad

I have seen comments that some orchestrate their followers to harass some Twitter user. Intriguingly, I’ve also seen those same people participating comment flooding.

The main thing about flooding I have seen is that individual Twitter users are not causing the flood, but a collective effect of a crowd. 137 more words


How To Control Spam Comments on Your Blogs

How to Control Comments on Your Blogs

Blogging is one of the best ways to get your self notice and to get your information out to the world.  409 more words

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