“Most Useful Websites on the Web” Contest

“You need to be a part of a contest for one of the most useful websites on the web.”

This has to be my favourite spam comment so far. Plenty of spam recently so this month’s spam report will be a blast!

If you are confused as to how this counts as spam, these spam bots go around leaving comments on as many WordPress sites as possible, placing their website URL in the “website” field. This gives search engines the false impression that their site is popular and shared often, bumping up their search results, generating traffic and, ultimately, money.The names spammers typically type in often somewhat describe where clicking their name will

The names spammers typically type in often somewhat describe where clicking their name will take you. For example, currently, there is a lot of Halloween-related spam. If their name is “Halloween Cards”, you’ll end up somewhere Halloween-related, such as looking at “Halloween Quotes” and vice-versa. Very fun stuff indeed.

Author: Ten Hour Guy

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