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    ABW Ambassador isellstuff's Avatar
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    Facebook Comments - Is this Spam?
    So my popular Facebook posts get weird comments that only contain a link to someone other than the commentator's Facebook profile. So the comment will look like:

    Tammy Jones John Seymore

    where the comment is just comprised of a link to the profile page of "John Seymore". So what is this? Is it another way of sharing a post or is it spam?
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    They are tagging someone else they think should check out the thread.
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    Most likely they were tagging someone so they would be able to see the post. Trickle-down effect!

    Edited to add: Sorry, Wade! I had this open and was doing other things and forgot to refresh before responding.
    Last edited by Melanie; August 26th, 2014 at 04:59 PM. Reason: Redundant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AffiliateWarrior View Post
    They are tagging someone else they think should check out the thread.
    How do you do that in the UI?
    Merchants, any data you provide to Google Shopping should also be in your affiliate network datafeed. More data means more sales!

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    Type "@" and then the name of who you want to tag.
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    Don't worry, be happy.

    I look on it as a recommendation - doesn't get much better than that.
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    Definitely a good thing. I do it pretty often to bring someone else's attention to a page that I think they might be looking for or that they'd like.
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    Yeah, that is a great thing and is just going to get you more views. Congratulations on having such popular posts that people want to share them!

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    It will appear in "John Seymore" that Tammy Jones mentioned you in a comment.

    That way, John Seymore becomes aware of the post and read it

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    How to avoid Facebook comment spam - HOW TO: Avoid and Prevent Facebook Spam

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    By doing this, they share your posts to someone else... Its free promotion for you. So there is nothing to worry

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    They are tagging other peoples to show them
    Last edited by outsourcingbee; October 19th, 2014 at 10:06 AM. Reason: grammer mistake

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    It's a great thing that means people have read your posts and now shared with others with reference to your original posts. Well done to you for your initial posts that is the most natural way your product/brand can be promoted on social media. Keep it up!

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    The original question was amply answered four months ago.

    Wanna start a poll...

    ...to guess how many more newbie and OPW answers will be posted here?
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