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how do i stop getting spammed

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by joe81, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. joe81

    joe81 Newbie

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    me and my mates set up our own social network site just skimming a programme, but we are getting spammed massivly. althought it makes our stats and hits look good but how do i find out how to stop it
     
  2. joe81

    joe81 Newbie

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    yeah i no but ive given up trying to stop them any more lol
     
  3. HelloInsomnia

    HelloInsomnia Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Don't display email addresses, and add capcthas. This may not stop it but it will at least slow them down.
     
  4. truepals_forever

    truepals_forever Senior Member

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    Whats the main reason behind spamming ?
    backlinks ?
     
  5. joe81

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    yes i no we all need it for seo but its annoing when its when its happening on a massive scale on a small insignificant network. Never mind hey
     
  6. truepals_forever

    truepals_forever Senior Member

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    "User must be logged in to access this website"
    Search engines don't crawl backlinks which are behind logins.

    Hope you get my point..!
     
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  7. joe81

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    no youve lost me mate thats above my Tech knowledge! Our siteis a platform that you simply make your own and the band with etc is all theres as they slap sponsered ads on it. i have only just joined black hat and i have limited knowledge about seo i understand people are usin it to advertise thinking that they may get business and get links to help there ratings but dont understand how you mean i should or can stop them with the log in????
     
  8. electrohedtings

    electrohedtings Registered Member

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    make all links no follow...

    Code:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nofollow