Unsolicited e-mail, comments or posts, often sent out in large volumes; possibly but not necessarily commercial in nature

Spam can refer to:

  • Junk e-mail
  • Unwanted posts on a website
  • Unwanted comments on a post on a website
  • A large number of posts designed to crash a system rather than provide useful content

For our canonical Q&A about how to prevent email you send from being flagged as spam, see How to send emails and avoid them being classified as spam.

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