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What is spamming?

What is spamming? Spamming  is the use of messaging systems to send an unsolicited message ( spam ), especially advertising, as well as sending messages repeatedly on the same website. ... A person who creates  spam  is called a  spammer . The term " spam " is  internet  slang that refers to unsolicited commercial email (UCE) or unsolicited bulk email (UBE). Some people refer to this kind of communication as junk email to equate it with the paper junk mail that comes through the US Mail. ... Phishing scams, a very popular and dangerous form of email fraud. The prime motivation for all  spammers  is financial –  spammers  are in it for the money, plain and simple.  Spammers  measure the success of a campaign strictly upon the amount of money they can acquire. ... The use of criminal activities such as hijacking third party servers is rampant in the world of  spammers . To Report Unsolicited Commercial E-mail (" Spam ") Unsolicited e-mails, however, are oft