Back in 2012, I shared some comments from my Spam folder. Some were crafted to sound almost like they were from a real person. Others were hilariously obvious robot comments. I notice a pattern: they use flattery and offers of help (or promises to subscribe) to entice me to click on their websites.
Here, then, is a sampling of recent spam comments… or, as I like to call them, “Spamples.” I have not edited these in any way. Enjoy!
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As near as I can figure, the robots don’t use keywords…..
Thanks for reading!