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Spam comments, how do you identify the trolls?

​Troll: Past and Present Meaning.

Back then, troll – (in folklore) an ugly cave-dwelling creature depicted as either a giant or a dwarf.

Today, troll – a person who makes a deliberately offensive or provocative online posting or a deliberately offensive or provocative online posting or a line or bait used in trolling for fish. 190 more words

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ipfilterX Codename XDetect

>Date 19/08/2016

>UPDATES:

-Blocked Threats: 40
-Updated Threats: 2
-IP Added Record: +20K
-Deleted:(1)
-Merged/Extended:(2)

>COUNTRIES INVOLVED:

>Parsed lines/entries:21K Found IP ranges:21K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs… 86 more words

Twitter is introducing a quality filter to clean up your notifications tab @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

Twitter just unveiled a new feature that will let everyone filter low quality notifications from bots and spammers. Twitter has had bullying issues in the past, and the company is now taking actions to make it a more welcoming place.

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ipfilterX Codename Waveform

>Date 12/08/2016

>UPDATES:

-Blocked Threats: 85
-Updated Threats: 1
-IP Added Record: +23K
-Deleted:(-)
-Merged/Extended:(7)

>COUNTRIES INVOLVED:

>Parsed lines/entries:21K Found IP ranges:21K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs… 86 more words

Learning a Lesson About Spammers The Hard Way

Hey folks,

I recently (and in hindsight, rather naively) gave up my old domain name daleyjfrancis.com in order to start anew here. The old domain had links that were more screenwriting and freelance writing based, and as I’m now concentrating 100% on books, I figured I’d give it up. 241 more words

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Recent Spam: A Worrying Trend?

This is a deliberately humorous crisis! Reason? Every day brings yet another awful tragedy – and my feeling is that a laugh a day is of great value at present. 282 more words

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Comment Inspiration

Are you commenting on blogs and need some inspiration?

A kind spammer sent me their whole list of fake comments (complete with serious spelling issues…I almost want to reply and offer to clean it up for them). 2,385 more words

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