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Linda Boyer
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Reasons Why Google Might Think You are a Spammer

The Google+ spam filter is pretty good at recognizing spammer-like behaviors. Unfortunately, many people innocently do things which suggest to the filter that they are spammers. Some of the symptoms when that happens are:
-- The people's community posts might be flagged as spam and therefore not be visible to other community members.
-- The people's comments on posts might be flagged as spam and therefore not be visible to others.
-- The people might receive error messages preventing them from sharing more posts for periods of time, 
-- The people receive warning notices from Google about spamming, possibly with notice that their privileges to share posts and comments have been suspended for a period of time.
-- The people receive notification that their profiles or pages have been suspended either temporarily or permanently. (Permanent suspensions for spamming typically only occur when people continue the same behaviors that got them into trouble after receiving a warning notice.)

So what does the spam filter look for? We do not know for sure because Google doesn't share that information. There is a very good reason for that. Providing the details of what triggers the spam filter would be overwhelmingly helpful to real spammers. It would tell them exactly how far they can go without getting caught.

The best we can do, therefore, is make guesses based on observation of large numbers of case. Below are lists of at least the most obvious behaviors that appear to get people in trouble.

Post-related behaviors
-- Sharing the same post or substantially similar posts (i.e., posts containing much of the same same content even if portions of the posts are different) in a relatively short period of time.
-- Sharing the same post or substantially similar posts to too many communities in a relatively short period of time. Experience has shown that the tolerance here is extremely low. I recommend never sharing similar material to more than three communities within about a two-hour period.
-- Sharing too many posts with the same or substantially similar links (e.g., links to different entries in the same blog).
-- Sharing too many posts to the same community in a relatively short period of time.
-- Sharing too many total posts in a relatively short period of time (even if the posts are completely different).
-- Sharing too many community posts that are removed by moderators because the posts are off topic or violate other community rules. 
-- Sharing lots of posts with very little variety.
-- Sharing many posts with links but little or no other content.

Comment-related behaviors
-- Sharing the same or substantially similar comments too many times.
-- Sharing too many comments with the same link or substantially similar links. 
-- Sharing very large numbers of comments in the same community in a relatively short period of time.
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