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Verizon will offer free spam protection to all of its customers

VERIZON WILL OFFER FREE SPAM PROTECTION TO ALL OF ITS CUSTOMERS

Verizon announced this week that it will offer free spam and robocall protection to its subscribers starting in March. The Call Filter...

T-Mobile begins verifying calls to protect against spam

T-MOBILE BEGINS VERIFYING CALLS TO PROTECT AGAINST SPAM

T-Mobile is beginning to roll out support for call verification technology, which will confirm that a phone call is actually coming...

 
 
 
Spam Protection Feature Rolling Out To Google's Messages

SPAM PROTECTION FEATURE ROLLING OUT TO GOOGLE'S MESSAGES

Image credit - Android Police No one likes spam messages, especially on their phones because notifications can be distracting, especially...

Google apparently rolling out spam protection tool for Android Messages

GOOGLE APPARENTLY ROLLING OUT SPAM PROTECTION TOOL FOR ANDROID MESSAGES

Google has reportedly started rolling out an anti-spam tool for Android Messages. The feature is automatically activated for the lucky...

 
 
 
Android Messages will try to protect you from spam messages but at what cost?

ANDROID MESSAGES WILL TRY TO PROTECT YOU FROM SPAM MESSAGES BUT AT WHAT COST?

Following the call screening feature Google introduced to Pixel 3 phones earlier this year, similar functionality is now being implemented...

Android Messages app now getting spam protection feature

ANDROID MESSAGES APP NOW GETTING SPAM PROTECTION FEATURE

A nifty new feature is now rolling out to Google's Messages app. Spam protection has begun rolling out in Google's Messages app for...

 
 
 
Messages 3.9 preps spam protection and calendar, file sharing

MESSAGES 3.9 PREPS SPAM PROTECTION AND CALENDAR, FILE SHARING

This week, Google reiterated that Messages with RCS is its primary communication service for consumers. Messages 3.9 is rolling out...

Apple approves Indian government's Do Not Disturb app, avoiding iPhone ban

APPLE APPROVES INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S DO NOT DISTURB APP, AVOIDING IPHONE BAN

Facing a 2019 ban in India for failing to allow iPhone users to download a government-developed anti-spam app, Apple today allowed...

 
 
 
Twitter for iOS gets new floating compose icon, more spam report options

TWITTER FOR IOS GETS NEW FLOATING COMPOSE ICON, MORE SPAM REPORT OPTIONS

Twitter is making its iOS better with the addition of some improvements like a new compose icon and additional spam report options....

Google to discontinue Android Nearby Notifications due to spam

GOOGLE TO DISCONTINUE ANDROID NEARBY NOTIFICATIONS DUE TO SPAM

Google has just announced that Android Nearby Notifications, a feature launched back in 2015, will be discontinued by the end of the...

 
 
 
Your iPhone may soon be able to detect spam callers

YOUR IPHONE MAY SOON BE ABLE TO DETECT SPAM CALLERS

Apple is working on technology that could see your iPhone detect spam callers in the future, helping you avoid nuisance calls. The...

Facebook Removed Multiple Pages and Accounts for Political Spam

FACEBOOK REMOVED MULTIPLE PAGES AND ACCOUNTS FOR POLITICAL SPAM

Facebook announced today that it removed 559 Pages and 251 accounts “that have consistently broken our rules against spam and coordinated...

 
 
 
Apple working on ways to make iPhones detect spam callers

APPLE WORKING ON WAYS TO MAKE IPHONES DETECT SPAM CALLERS

Spam callers are annoying millions of Americans every day with their offers for various products and services. Just the other day we...

Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

FACEBOOK SAYS IT PURGED MORE THAN 800 SPAM ACCOUNTS, PAGES

Facebook says it has purged hundreds of pages and accounts for spamming users with politically-tinged content.

 
 
 
Apple's Future iPhones Could Detect Nuisance Callers

APPLE'S FUTURE IPHONES COULD DETECT NUISANCE CALLERS

One of the features that was announced alongside the new Google Pixel 3 is screen calling feature, where users can better identify...

Facebook Groups can now launch up to 250-person group chats

FACEBOOK GROUPS CAN NOW LAUNCH UP TO 250-PERSON GROUP CHATS

If you miss the old AOL chat rooms, you'll love Facebook's plan to combine Groups and with Messenger without spamming you to death....

 
 
 
Apple needs a feature like Google's Call Screen

APPLE NEEDS A FEATURE LIKE GOOGLE'S CALL SCREEN

Google just one-upped Apple in a significant way by addressing a problem that's plaguing U.S. cellphone owners: spam calls. The company's...

In House testimony, Jack Dorsey refutes claims that Twitter's algorithms have anti-conservative bias

IN HOUSE TESTIMONY, JACK DORSEY REFUTES CLAIMS THAT TWITTER'S ALGORITHMS HAVE ANTI-CONSERVATIVE BIAS

A hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday quickly devolved into squabbling about whether...

 
 
 
Yes, iOS 12 beta is spamming everyone with update notifications right now

YES, IOS 12 BETA IS SPAMMING EVERYONE WITH UPDATE NOTIFICATIONS RIGHT NOW

If you're getting repeated notifications that 'A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 12 beta' when you're already...

Apple Faces Potential Legal Threat From Indian Regulator Over Noncompliance With Anti-Spam iPhone App

APPLE FACES POTENTIAL LEGAL THREAT FROM INDIAN REGULATOR OVER NONCOMPLIANCE WITH ANTI-SPAM IPHONE APP

Just a few days after Bloomberg revealed Apple's revamped India strategy , including changes that the company hopes will boost its...