Simple and effective solution to stop video or graphic spam
Short, concise description of the idea
Disable posting video embedded objects ( i.e Youtube ) or <img> tags in comments by default.
Full description of the idea
When author creates a new post, she can check box "Allow video objects in comments" or/and "Allow pictures in comments". By default, these check boxes are unchecked. If they are unchecked, video objects/image tags are not allowed in comments, but simple links to video or image is OK.
An ordered list of benefits
- Better user experience
- Fight with spam accounts which used video or graphic images won instantly !
An ordered list of problems/issues involved
- Spam bots might use unusual video service, it takes time to maintain a list of such services
- Server program need more time for analyzing user input