In addition to its robot spam filtration system, Yelp will now post the consumer alert above in an attempt to purify its at time spammy reviews.
Middle America's favorite pizza chain got slapped with a $250 million class action lawsuit for sending spammy text messages to its customers without their permission.
Former Onion digital head Baratunde Thurston's Fast Company story of how he almost destroyed The Onion's Twitter credibility in 2008 by accidentally turning it into a spam bot is entertaining and instructive, but it also omits another questionable chapter in The Onion's Twitter history.
Twitter's well-documented spam problem is creeping into the hashtag section, making it difficult for the kind of people who take their hashtags the most seriously: denizens of the endless social media conferences.
Twitter's new war against spam will get rid of a huge chunk of your followers, probably.
The incredible $1,000-a-day windfall one man named "Steve" claimed to make by spamming Pinterest users turned out to be just that -- not very credible.
By one study's measure, slightly more than half of all the Internet's traffic comes from computers not being used by fleshy humans that might actually purchase products.
It sounds like The New York Times just got hit with a classic case of the old accidental "reply-all" syndrome.
If the term "Internet troll" conjures up unintimidating images of angry, acne-faced computer geeks, the phrase "Internet water army" just sounds horrifying, like a force of besuited villains from a graphic novel.
On Thursday afternoon, Facebook confirmed that a "coordinated spam attack" has been sending a torrent of hardcore porn and gore into Facebook users' news feeds. It's not pretty.
According to Microsoft's numbers, the biggest share of spam is for drugs
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