Bloggers Beware!

You’ve probably heard the old adage:  “Buyer beware.”  Well, I have another one for you:  Blogger beware!  I know, you’re probably thinking what the…?

I reviewed my blog today and was elated to discover another post under comments.  This one was classified as “Spam” by the blogger gods, but I thought it was a mistake.  I tried to link to the website shown, and got a website under construction.  Still not convinced the blogger god was correct, I attempted more linking, but was once again unsuccessful.

I proudly clicked on the “accept” button; while basking in the joy of this newly discovered “comment post.”  Then I promptly clicked back to the posts and clicked on the new comments from my new reader.  Much to my chagrin, I was linked to an Italian site –and since I don’t speak Italian — immediately wondered if I had linked to a porno site.

After much retooling of my blog program, I think I have removed the faux comments, but I now know to trust the blog gods because they are so much wiser than I when it comes to my blog.


About sandrabranum

I'm a philosopher, dreamer, poet, writer -- not necessarily in that order -- and I get to write it all down and share it with the world thanks to the Wonderful World Wide Web!
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2 Responses to Bloggers Beware!

  1. James says:

    Whew, thanks for the info. I will have to be on the lookout for such shenanagans. Hoping you have a wonderful Thankgiving. Please do not delete this post. I promise, it’s not spam.

  2. Barbara E. Gambill says:

    Hey Sandy it’s you know who again>>>>>YUP the Gadabout from the north. I just read your warning about the Blog Gods and yes you have to be aware of all kinds of e-mails and responses to your blog but I can Guarantee this one is safe. Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving > and keep them coming. May try to start a blog after Christamas if I can learn how to do it and have it right.
    Your friend forever in the great state of Missery oh I mean Missouri.

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