Spammy links, whether crypto spam or even the less decent ones, can turn your Facebook or Instagram page into a messy room. Yikes.
With bots buzzing all over Facebook, it's time you had a magic broom to keep your social media pages clutter-free. 🧹
Let's see how to auto-delete or auto-hide all comments containing links with NapoleonCat's Auto-moderation!
Auto-hide or remove comments with links
To auto-delete or auto-hide comments with links using NapoleonCat's Auto-moderation, just follow these simple steps:
Create a new Auto-moderation rule or modify an existing one
Choose your platform - Facebook – and the Facebook pages where you want the rule to work. (a) (b)
Next, select the type of message (like organic comments, ad comments, or comments for a specific post) (c)
Then, set the condition to "Contains link" (d). 👇
Leave the trigger field disabled. After all, you're targeting to sweep away comments containing links!
Turn on "Social Media Actions", and select either "Hide" or "Delete":
Optionally, you can include NapoleonCat actions like tagging the message as "spam" or archiving it:
In the top-right corner, hit "Save&Run" to launch the rule right away, or "Save draft" to save it for later:
And just like that, all spammy links will vanish into thin air! 💨
🎥 For a more visual guide, check out this video that'll walk you through creating a link-hiding rule:
Links not recognized as links
So, what to do when Facebook doesn't consider something a link? It's a rare occurrence, but it does happen. You can deal with it, though. Let's take an example:
If you spot links like
totally_not_a_pyramid_scheme.com slipping through, you can set up extra safeguards!
Just find out what type of comments are bypassing the auto-moderation because Facebook doesn't classify them as links, identify those words, and set them as keyword triggers:
And.. that about sums it up!