The Spam Protection setting can be activated to help automatically identify potential spam comments
. Comments marked as spam will be placed in the separate category which cannot be reached by ordinary visitors of your journal or community. Spam messages will be moved to a special folder
in your Inbox
. Enabling Spam Protection
activates this system both for comments in your journal/community and your private messages, indentifying spam and allowing you to take actions
. If the Spam Protection setting is enabled, notifications about most suspicious comments and personal messages will not be sent.
There is a variety of criteria that helps to identify a comment as spam, such as suspicious links, journal owner friends' reaction, and other statistical parameters. There are certains cases
, however, when a comment is not checked.