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AT&T Call Protect aims to sideline robocalls

AT&T is spreading the holiday cheer this season with the delivery of a new network-based service that affords two options to deal with annoying automated calls, commonly referred to as “robocalls.”

YouTube wants your help to moderate its site

Moderating comments on massive social networks like Twitter and YouTube may seem like a lost cause (and maybe it is), but some see it as a necessary evil. Given the sheer size of today’s top social destinations, effectively curbing bullies,…

AOL Mail service targeted by spammers

A number of AOL users claim their e-mail accounts have been hijacked and are being used to send spam. AOL is on the case although preliminary reports suggest some of the accounts are being spoofed, not hacked.

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.