What is comment spam? This post provides a nice explanation. Essentially, someone or, more likely, someone’s web crawling robot posts a comment to a blog or forum. The comment may be gibber jabber or it may be some hollow compliment, but it has nothing to do with the article or discussion. The point is simply to post a link, or multiple links, to a particular website. Check out Wikipedia’s Spam in blogs article or this Wired article for more on the phenomenon. Continue reading