Akismet is WordPress’s official filters for blocking Spam messages and thus saving a lot of time of bloggers from frivolous messages. . Over last two years and past about 25000 views, it has done a remarkable job of keeping Spam comments out. It had never really missed any Spam message until yesterday. I really wonder how it manages to identify such subtle messages. Some are outlandish in being Spam but often some comments are articulated in generic but personal tone which sound very real. Good job.
The Spam who could cross the barrier was a Polish web site advertising about a College of Cosmetology, with pictures of many girls in the process of beauty treatment. The Comment landed straight in my mail box like a normal comment. In fact it looked quite normal. Continue reading