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.
Facebook opens up Messenger to ad bots
Users must initiate interactions and can block them at any time, though.
Uber faces lawsuit over aggressive Austin voting ads
The ridesharing company allegedly went too far by text spamming customers.
Get ready for ads in Facebook Messenger
A leaked document suggests voluntarily chatting with stores will allow them to send you spam.
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.
Yahoo faces class action lawsuit over text spamming
Sprint customers could get cash thanks to Yahoo Messenger's automatic text messages.
Researchers hide messages in a sea of spam
The system mimics Tor by bouncing messages around servers, but shields metadata with fake 'noise.'
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.
Google is purging hacked spam from your search results
Google has tweaked its algorithms to hide sites hacked to include ads.