If you think that Akismet is all just a “stop the spam” tool for our blogs, think again. Akismet has recently release version 2.2.1 that adds a few metrics/measurements to keep you informed of “stop stats” it has as it blocks unwanted comments from your blogs.
Spam and Ham measurements, that’s how Akismet’s blog calls it. It measures all the spam, false positives and the true blue comments that’s hitting your web property.
Check it out and see if it works for you. Â If you’re in need of reports regarding your site’s comments, this is the tool to have. Â
And as of this writing, Akismet has the following stats to share about all blogs that already have Akismet installed:
8,153,362,917 spams caught so far
1,987,758 so far today
86% of all comments are spam