Phony user registrations
Our message board (up for a couple years now) probably has a few hundred legitimate users. Yet the total number of users is over 47,000. Mostly these non-legit users, perhaps robot-created, never post, and the only problem the cause is that Google occasionally flags their user data pages for improper content, as they’ll include promotion of a gambling website in the signature field.
What, if anything, should I do about this? I suppose I could go into the database and delete all users that have never posted in one fell swoop. Would that be advisable? (Apart from admin users, there is no reason for someone to register unless they want to post on our message board.) What else? Am I doing something wrong that permits or invites these user registrations?
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