Shieldy

A zero-config Telegram bot that fights spam in chats

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#3 Product of the DayNovember 08, 2018

Shieldy — is the best solution in Telegram to fight annoying spammers. It asks newcomers to execute a set action within a set period, otherwise it kicks them. That's all. Also it's completely free and open source.

Reviews
  • Dan Brodovich
    Dan BrodovichBuilding the better future on blockchain
    Pros: 

    A good way to stop spam bots

    Cons: 

    Very rude message that turns down all new and existing users without an option to change it

    Was very excited to find this bot initially, it was super easy to make it work, but then it started to scare our new users in a public chat that he'll "kick them out" if the wouldn't respond in 60 sec... I was trying to find how to change the message, but no luck. This message doesn't sound friendly at all, so have to delete it now and keep looking for alternatives.

    Dan Brodovich has used this product for one day.
  • Pros: 

    Free and nice Interface

    Cons: 

    Easy to

    This seems like something I could use.

    Andrew Ahachinsky has never used this product.
Discussion
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Nikita Kolmogorov
Nikita KolmogorovMaker@nikitakolmogorov · voicybot.com, arbeitbot.com, fondu.io
Most of our Telegram communities that we carefully moderate experience huge waves of spammers (up to 50 bots added per day) who just join the groups, wait for a day and then unexpectedly send a spam message. I decided to fight it with a simple solution. As bots don't make any moves for the first hour or so, asking newcomers to do something to verify their humanity could be a great idea. So I've built it into a free bot and made it completely open source — https://github.com/backmeupplz/s.... Surprisingly, almost 99% of spam accounts get blocked before spammers can even notice. I've been using it for a while in my chats and thought it might be useful for somebody. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!
Andrew Ahachinsky
Andrew Ahachinsky@andrew_ahachinsky
@nikitakolmogorov Thsnk you for sharing!
Nikita Kolmogorov
Nikita KolmogorovMaker@nikitakolmogorov · voicybot.com, arbeitbot.com, fondu.io
@andrew_ahachinsky np, thank you for the upvote 😉
Nadezhda Kos
Nadezhda Kos@nadezhda_kos · Marketing Manager, Sarafan Tech
@nikitakolmogorov Добрый день, Никита! Замечательная идея :) И мои поздравления с успешным запуском на PH. #3 Product of the Day Вы круты!
Nikita Kolmogorov
Nikita KolmogorovMaker@nikitakolmogorov · voicybot.com, arbeitbot.com, fondu.io
@nadezhda_kos Спасибо большое!
Surjith S M
Surjith S M@surjithctly · Freelance Web / UX Designer
@nikitakolmogorov A bot to fight bots. 🤤
Paul Shuteyev
Paul Shuteyev@paul_shuteyev · Founder/StartupRadius, CMO/PromoRepublic
Shieldy is a must for all the telegram channel hosts, great job guys! I would like to offer you to publish an interview about Shieldy at https://startupradius.com/ please PM me at paul@startupradius.com for more details
Yury Smykalov
Yury Smykalov@deleted-1462950
Simple and elegant solution. Very cool! Congrats with the successful launch!
Himansh Raval
Himansh Raval@himanshraval · business development manager
This is great! Super fast and easy to use. I just tested it and A zero-config Telegram bot that fights spam in chats and it was very simple to see what it would look like across platforms, and much quicker to edit the copy too. Great job! 🙌
Igor Ozherelyev
Igor Ozherelyev@oiv · CEO, LeadCooker
Looks like it really helpful tool for Telegram. Can't open the link though. Probably because im in Russia right now 😅