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TeleRead’s Been Hit Hard By Spam Comments
October 16, 2013 | 8:33 am
Something about my Flipboard post from two days ago seems to attracted the spam bots in droves. For the last two days, the site has been receiving more than 100 spam comments an hour. It seems to be slowing down a bit (maybe only 75 an hour now), so I expect it to die down in a few more days. I do have a habit of scrolling through the spam folder a couple of times a day to see if some legitimate ones have been caught (I usually find one or two), but at the rate the spam comments are coming...
Hey TeleRead! What happened to my comment?! (And other site updates)
August 16, 2013 | 2:16 pm
Hello readers! At some point over the past seven or eight days, some of you may have noticed that the comments you've written and attempted to post to a particular article here have failed to appear. Pretty frustrating, right? Right. But contrary to what you may have recently read on message boards or Twittter feeds elsewhere, there is not, in fact, a grand TeleRead Comments Conspiracy underway. We're not censoring your words, readers, nor would we ever—even the mean ones that make us sad and drive us to drink. So then, What's the deal, you ask? The deal is this: I've been...
Introducing TeleRead’s newest contributing writer
February 13, 2013 | 11:00 am
I used to be a library junkie with books piled on my nightstand. I’d be constantly renewing books until I finished all of them. There had to be a way to escape the clutter. That’s when I discovered e-book apps for my old Blackberry. I bought plenty of books and read and read and read. I even developed what I called ‘Blackberry Eye,’ small wrinkles under my eyes from staring down at my phone all day. After jumping into the digital book world, I haven’t looked back. Six years later, I have the original Nook, Nook Touch and a Nexus 7. I spend plenty...