Tag Archives: spam

Facebook isn’t done fighting News Feed spam

 is taking new steps to fight spam. The social network will now weed out posts from spammers who fill their friends’ feeds with “vast amounts” of links to “low quality content.” “We want to reduce the influence of these spammers and deprioritize the links they share more frequently than regular sharers,” writes Facebook’s VP of News Feed Adam Mosseri. In… Read More »

Instagram’s latest tools will automatically block nasty comments and reduce spam

Instagram is taking cyber bullying and abuse on its platform seriously. The Facebook owned photo and video sharing app has launched new tools- a filter to block offensive comments and a spam filter in nine languages. Instagram says it has developed a filter that will block certain offensive comments on posts and in live video. All other comments will… Read More »

Google rolls out spam calling protection feature to Nexus and Android One devices

Google has started rolling out a new update to the Android Phone app that brings along the ability to warn users about spam calls. The update is, however, only hitting Nexus and Android One devices. “Spam callers be gone! Today, we’re beginning to update your Google Phone app with spam protection on #Nexus and #AndroidOne devices to warn… Read More »