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Anti-spam Service Truecaller Adds Free Voice Calling Feature

Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as it bolsters its super app status. The Stockholm-based firm said today that its app can now be used to place...
Related topics: VoIP

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Robocalls Go From Annoying To Dangerous

We all know that constant calls to our phones from spammers and scammers can be frustrating. But a Washington Post report notes that they causing serious disruption at hospitals and other medical facilities, with potentially deadly consequences. ...

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Streamers That Spammed Artifact Twitch Category With Sexual Content Are Being Sued

Twitch TV has filed a lawsuit against numerous streamers that streamed copyrighted material, violent imagery and sexual content on the website’s Artifact category. In a report by Bloomberg, the outlet noted that numerous videos streamed by the...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Entertainment Videos

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It Looks Like A Gmail Problem Is Dumping Spam Emails In Some Users' Inboxes (goog, Googl)

It looks like Google is experiencing issues with its spam filters — several users are reporting on social media that spam emails are evading capture, and appearing in people's regular inboxes.  Reports on social media, and Business Insider's own...
Related topics: Gmail, Google, Social Media

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Ios 13: How To Automatically Silence Unknown And Spam Calls On Iphone

Spam and other unwanted calls have become a real nuisance over the past few years. Luckily, Apple is bringing a new feature to iOS 13 that allows users to automatically silence unknown and spam calls on iPhone. Read on for how this smart feature...
Related topics: Ios, Iphone, Mobile Technology, Apple

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Print Column: North Dakota Is Fun, Despite What Some Dumb Spam “study” Says

MINOT, N.D. ⁠— A humble request made to my fellow members of the news media: Please stop creating spam headlines for companies like WalletHub or NerdWallet. These companies send out press releases touting “studies” or “surveys” which are...

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Whatsapp Is Finally Going After Outside Firms That Are Abusing Its Platform

WhatsApp has so far relied on past dealings with bad players within its platform to ramp up its efforts to curtail spam and other automated behavior. The Facebook -owned giant has now announced an additional step it plans to take beginning later...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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Here’s How To Report Spam Text Messages

Are you getting spam text messages on your phone? Having garbage clog up your inbox is extremely frustrating, but you have ways to fight back. When you receive spam texts, you can report them to certain groups so they can take action. Here’s...

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Time To Get That Nexus 6p Class Action Money, So Check Your Spam Folder

Back in April, we shared info from a class action lawsuit that had been brought against Google and Huawei over issues (bootlooping and battery drain) that plagued the Nexus 6P, the flagship phone the two released in partnership back in 2015. At the...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Google, Huawei

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Ios 13 Will Automatically Send Unknown Callers Straight To Voicemail

These days it’s starting to feel that spam calls are on the rise, and if you’ve been receiving a fair number of calls from numbers you don’t recognize or don’t know, you’re not alone. The good news is that if...
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Android Malware Once Found A Way Onto Phones Before They Even Shipped

Today, Google posted what amounts to a case study of some very persistent and clever hackers who kept trying to get malware on Android phones. It’s about the “Triada family” of apps designed to put spam and ads on a device. After a brief...
Related topics: Android, Android Apps, Mobile Technology, Malware, Google, Hackers, Computer Security

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You Can’t Stop Robocalls. You Shouldn’t Have To.

Today’s solutions for fighting spam and scam calls are ineffective. But the onus should be on the phone companies, not you, to solve this problem.

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The Return Of Fake News—and Lessons From Spam

The doctored video of Speaker Pelosi proves there’s still no consensus on how to address false content. Could long-standing practices for thwarting spam provide guidance?
Related topics: Usa Videos

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Apple Is Building A Major Defense Against Spam Calls Into Ios 13

Apple is taking a new step to combat spam calls in iOS 13. Today, you can already install third-party spam call screeners on your iPhone, but if that’s not good enough (or something you don’t want to do), iOS 13 will add a new solution this...
Related topics: Apple, Ios, Iphone, Mobile Technology

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Daily News Roundup: Truecaller’s Privacy Implications

TrueCaller is an app for Android and iPhone that’s useful for identifying spam cammers. When someone calls you and it turns out to be spam, you mark it that way, and anyone else using TrueCaller sees a warning. Alternatively, you can provide...
Related topics: Android Apps, Android, Mobile Technology, Iphone

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Lubricated Goat Unveil Old '80s Footage; The Art Gray Noizz Quintet Touring

As Stu Spam is set to head out west on tour with his newer band, he releases a video for a song he put out in the '80s, complete with never before seen live footage. Check it (and them) out. Continue reading…
Related topics: Entertainment Videos

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7 Paid Iphone Apps You Can Download For Free On May 28th

If you missed yesterday's roundup of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, definitely go back and check it out. There are still a few freebies left in there, including an app that will help you stop all those annoying spam calls you...
Related topics: Iphone, Mobile Technology, Ipad, Tablets

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Snapchat Employees Spied On Users By Misusing Internal Tools

Multiple Snapchat employees spied on users by misusing internal tools, accessing such information as location, phone numbers and their own saved Snaps. The tools are supposed to be used to help the company fight spam and abuse, and to comply with...
Related topics: Snapchat

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More Data On Content Moderation Won't Silence Facebook’s Critics

Facebook’s latest report lays out the sheer scale of its battle against fake accounts, spam, and other abuses.
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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Facebook Banned 2.2 Billion Fake Accounts In The First 3 Months Of This Year. That's Almost Equal...

Facebook on Thursday released a report detailing the company's efforts to keep its platform clear of fake accounts, abusive material, illegal activity, spam, and other nefarious content. It said it banned 2.19 billion fake accounts in the first...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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