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Google develops algorithm to accurately solve CAPTCHAs

Google develops algorithm to accurately solve CAPTCHAs

Google has discovered a method to solve CAPTCHA puzzles with high levels of accuracy, a recent paper by the company has revealed. When specifically tackling reCAPTCHAs, a popular implementation owned by Google, the algorithm boasts accuracy of 99.8%, posing questions…
Facebook looks to clean up News Feed spam

Facebook looks to clean up News Feed spam

Facebook announced yesterday that the company is planning to cleanup the News Feed by reducing stories that users report as spam, or dislike. The cleanup targets three categories of News Feed spam: Like-baiting posts, frequently circulated content, and spammy links.
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