Digg Has At Least One Thing In Common With Pligg it Got Spammed Too

Digg Social NewsDigg Social News website and it’s open source clone Pligg usually have very little in common bar the voting concept, Digg has had investment of around $11.3 Million whilst pligg has near to no investment. One thing they do have in common though it would seem is submission spam.

So there i was browsing Digg like i do most days and 10 pages of the design section were full of this crap (See Image Below). Normally it’s Pligg webmasters suffering spam attacks like the recent attack over at DesignFloat, to see this type and amount of spam at digg however isn’t that common in my experience.

Digg Gets Spammed

Just goes to show that even with $11.3 Million along with a full time moderation team you can’t get all of the spam all of the time.

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Author: Lincoln on July 19th, 2008

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  1. Geoserv says:


    Thats hilarious. Spammers seem to always get through at one point.

  2. bbrian017 says:

    Geo the thing is spammers are like a disease. We come out with something g that cures it and the next season their already mutated and the cure no longer works! It’s always a temporary fix!

    Dam spammers!

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