Proposed Page for describing SPAM and RocWiki's approach to avoiding it. Plus info on what to do if you see it and what not to do if you want to be a good contributor.
See Talk Page for discussion.
Our Anti-Spam page provides information on SPAM, as it relates to the Rochester Wiki, RocWiki.org.
Why We Care
RocWiki seeks to be a highly reliable and unique source of information for the Rochester area. We want our viewers to rely on RocWiki material. We want the material content on our pages to retain an objective, neutral point of view. Our content differs from other sources because of our community of contributors that integrate input from diverse sources and separate most individual opinion to comments sections.
The Wikipedia article on Spamdexing outlines issues related to external sites attempting to improve their website ranking by inserting keyword text and links (often multiple times) in indexing systems, blogs and wiki systems.
Unfortunately, these "spam" entries can impact the value of RocWiki, because they could lower the value of RocWiki's ranking as a reliable provider of effective and useful links. The more