Instructables

A post that is blatantly an advertisement

Sorry to post this here, but there is no other way to bring this to the site managers' attention. This post, http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Prom-Dresses-Prom-Dresses-2013/, is an advertisement for the posting organization, and not an 'ible at all.

Kiteman2 years ago
As a wider comment, it is very tempting to post a sarcastic comment on spam postings. For some reason, the presence of comments makes the removal of the posting take longer.
WriterChick (author)  Kiteman2 years ago
Thanks for the heads-up, though I had resisted the temptation up to now!
kelseymh2 years ago
There is another way, but the new designer decided to make it as obscure as possible :-(

On the very far right of the title bar, next to the "Favorites" button, there's a little icon with a waving flag. If you click that, one of the options which comes up is "Spam". If you select this, a message will be sent to Staff to review, and probably remove, the I'ble. I've done that for the I'ble you mention here. Thanks for letting us know!
WriterChick (author)  kelseymh2 years ago
Thanks! Another person tipped me off, too, but it's always good to have people who will share the tips with the newbies.
Jayefuu2 years ago
Good spot. There's a small flag button to the right of the favourite button on Instructables. While logged on, you can flag the Instructable as spam and a member of staff will review it and delete it if you're correct.
WriterChick (author)  Jayefuu2 years ago
Thank you! As you might have guessed, I'm a newbie, and that little detail escaped me.