Gmail Want Help With Spam Filters

Gmail Spam Filtering

I have been spending a fair amount of time recently pulling email I want to read from the spam folder, even emails sent to me from my own contact form.

Today while pulling an email from the spam folder I was greeted with this message.

Akismet False Positives & Spam Karma Configuration

Spam Karma Settings

Spam Karma for me is the most effective comment and trackback spam management solution because it doesn’t cause me problems with false positives on many blogs where I comment on a regular basis.
As a blogger, it is a huge time saver by sending me email notifications a few times per day if it finds entries that are “possible” good comments and trackbacks, but which tripped up one or more of the various algorithms it uses.

WOOT Creating Twitter Splogs

Twitter | Google Toolbar ButtonIf an affiliate created a blog and fed a datafeed to that blog, a large proportion of the blogosphere would regard that blog as a splog, especially if it was on blogspot.

MyBlogLog Spam Hack Update & Widget Performance | Linkbait Idea

MyBlogLog

MyBlogLog Spam

Lots of people are aware that there was a problem over the weekend with co-author requests being sent out, and some forced adding as authors to communities.

It was a long weekend in the US, but it seems the MyBlogLog team have already fixed it, rolled back any changes, and hopefully it won’t happen again.