Interesting times. I'm starting to see bits and pieces of Twitter-style spam on here.

Advocates for the federated model believe the improved moderator/user ratio will keep things from getting out of hand. I'm on the fence.

Until now, the lack of spam has been mostly a result of this being a niche, obscure, tiny part of the Internet. Spamming it wasn't worth the effort.

As the Fediverse grows, theories will be tested! Fingers crossed.

@HerraBRE I mean, do you report the spam, and federate the report to the other servers? :P

If not, I dunno why you're saying this, are you expecting the rest of us to do the work? :)

Moderators do need help with these kind of things, they need your help :)

@maloki I will absolutely report things when I see them. Admit I am unsure about how much to report if I just stumble upon things on others' timelines.

I'm talking about this because I find it interesting. I've worked with spam in one form or another much of my career. No slights intended.

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Instances can deploy bayesian filters that the admins train. Will require some hooks in the server software, and some admin setup work.

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