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10.27.16
Spam texts could help solve a Canadian murder case
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Spam texts could help solve a Canadian murder case

Police hope its 'innovative new technique' will provide new clues in the murder of 65-year-old Frederick 'John' Hatch.

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02.19.16
Get ready for ads in Facebook Messenger
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Get ready for ads in Facebook Messenger

A leaked document suggests voluntarily chatting with stores will allow them to send you spam.

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01.29.16
Facebook should know by now what's news and what's spam
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Facebook should know by now what's news and what's spam

The social network is too big -- and too important -- to have a screwy news algorithm.

By N. Lee,   01.29.16
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01.05.16
Yahoo faces class action lawsuit over text spamming
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Yahoo faces class action lawsuit over text spamming

Sprint customers could get cash thanks to Yahoo Messenger's automatic text messages.

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12.14.15
Researchers hide messages in a sea of spam
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Researchers hide messages in a sea of spam

The system mimics Tor by bouncing messages around servers, but shields metadata with fake 'noise.'

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11.19.15
People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts
11.19.15

People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts

A programmer teaches Twitter users who tweet out their phone numbers a lesson with cat facts.

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10.07.15
Google is purging hacked spam from your search results
10.07.15

Google is purging hacked spam from your search results

Google has tweaked its algorithms to hide sites hacked to include ads.

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