If an answer or a question from a specific user continuously mentions a specific website or a product (line) as well as functions as a question or an answer, should we consider these series of posts as spam?

The problematic part of this issue is, such posts offer what they claim. They include a part that function as an answer or a question. However, on the other hand, they include and piggybacked product mentioning part, which may be considered spam.

If these posts are considered spam, there may be several solutions:

  • Each post is separately refined by editing. A lengthy process. Hopefully the author will stop.
  • Comments can be leaved.
  • One of the posts may be flagged as spam.
  • All of the posts may be flagged as spam.

Yes, there are guidelines for self-promotion. Generally it's ok, as long as you disclose any affiliation, and don't post exclusively promotional content. If someone is going beyond what you feel is acceptable, please do flag their posts for moderator attention!

  • Chapter and verse! @MT: the tone of your question seems to have a specific user or specific content in mind. Please flag or suggest-edits; if the content is accidental, these actions are generally sufficient. If the content is malicious, the user will soon be blocked. Stack Exchange as a whole is quite resilient in this sense. If you have more questions, feel free to tag one (or more) of the mods in chat!
    – hoc_age
    May 16 '16 at 23:38
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    @hoc_age fredley Yes, I have had some specific user in mind. Fortunately, everything those were itching are already scratched and I have learned how to behave in the future. Thanks.
    – MTSan
    May 17 '16 at 20:18
  • @MTSan I glanced at a vertical of recent changes and made the mods that might have been on your mind. :) It takes a village, so thank you for bringing it up -- nice Meta!
    – hoc_age
    May 17 '16 at 21:25

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