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mk  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Can we have the ability to hide posts now that spam is here?

For posts, please filter the spammer. It'll remove the posts from your feeds, and is a step towards globally filtering the user. We might need to move the filter link to the feed to save navigation time.

We need to implement a similar solution for comment spam. We will do that.

artis  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I haven't actually encountered any submission spam so far. Glad something is in the works for comments.

dublinben  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If you follow a few topics like #technology, you'll see it pretty regularly.

artis  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Makes sense. I think what got me with this was the huge impact on usability. A single comment almost made me back out from the rest of the comments due to sheer length.

b_b  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think what's needed is for the site to autoblock comments that contain html or something. mk

insomniasexx  ·  2565 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I agree. 90% of comment spam is straight up HTML BS.

user-inactivated  ·  2566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If you filter #spam a lot of times the post will be tagged as an add-on tag which seems to filter it out of most people's feeds.