How do I mass delete spam (>19K)

asked 2018-08-09 13:54:40 -0500

Capitaler's avatar

I have more than 19000 spam messages. I could delete 50 at a time, but I have to imagine there is a faster way.

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Are these spam posts (questions, answers, comments) or spam profiles? I have been deleting thousands of spam profiles one by one on Ask Sage. Thousands of spam profiles would also need to be removed from Ask Askbot, see - [Ask Askbot profiles, newest first](https://askbot.org/en/users/?sort=newest) Cleaning up spam profiles one by one makes you long for - improved spam profile detection - easier mass blocking of spam profiles It would also be nice to be able to federate the efforts across Askbot-powered websites. See this related question by @Evgeny: - [Ask Askbot question 7893: Suggestions for antispam measures?](https://askbot.org/en/question/7893)

slelievre's avatar slelievre  ( 2021-01-30 11:13:50 -0500 )edit

@Evgeny, please can we have markdown formatting active for comments here on Ask Askbot?

slelievre's avatar slelievre  ( 2021-01-30 11:19:34 -0500 )edit