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Elon Musk applies brakes on $44 billion Twitter deal

The decision has been taken after Twitter's filed a report claiming that under 5 percent of its active users represent spam/fake accounts ...

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Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘on hold’ after spam/fake account report

Elon Musk has said that his deal to buy Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold,’ after the social network said that spam and false accounts accounted...

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YouTubers are sick of comment spam, so YouTube is testing a stricter moderation system

Many big YouTube creators have expressed frustration with an increase in comment spam on their channels in recent weeks, including Linus Tech Tips,...

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Verizon blames ‘bad actors’ for the spam text you got from your own number

Verizon Wireless says it’s aware of spam texts that customers are receiving from their own phone number. The carrier is working to block the...

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My own phone number is now spam texting me

Many people on Verizon and other carriers have recently received a spam text that spoofs their own phone number. The trick makes it appear like they...

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How to record calls using Truecaller on your Android smartphone

How to record calls using Truecaller on your Android smartphone tech news at BGR India Truecaller, the third-party mobile app introduced a...

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India climbs up the ladder, ranks fourth in most spammed country list: Truecaller

The report revealed that the sudden spike in India's rankings is owed to a significant increase in sales and telemarketing calls. The most...

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Redditors are spamming Kellogg’s job portal to support striking workers

Members of the subreddit r/antiwork are organizing to flood Kellogg’s job portals with fake applications. Kellogg’s announced this week it would...

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How to hide your email from data collectors

With so many sites and apps asking for your email, it can feel like you’re giving up some privacy every time you sign up for a site. But thanks to...

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Lucid Motors’ $4.5 billion merger is being held up by spam filters

Lucid Motors is about to merge with a special purpose acquisition company and become publicly traded. But shareholders of the SPAC have yet to...

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How to block and report text spam

There are some ways you can at least minimize the number of spam texts that get through. Here are some strategies to try. Spam texts can be...

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Among Us developers scramble to block massive ‘Eris Loris’ spam attack

The developer of Among Us are currently battling against a particularly pernicious spam attack that’s forced the studio to perform emergency...

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Uber is spamming users with political push notifications ahead of a key gig worker vote

Uber is sending out push notifications to users in California telling them to vote yes on Proposition 22 — a key ballot proposal that would give...

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How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

It seems like robocalls are only getting worse, but there are several ways of reducing the scam calls and these annoying, constant interruptions....

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Trump reportedly clashes with AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile over spam texts

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is reportedly in talks with AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile after a screening company blocked its...

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Google announces changes to Chrome Web Store policies to help fight spammy extensions

Google is updating the Chrome Web Store with a new spam policy, banning repetitive extensions, misinformation or manipulated descriptions or...

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Discord says it’s banning millions of accounts to tackle spam

Discord banned 5.2 million accounts between April and December last year, the company revealed today in its second transparency report. The most...

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Facebook was marking legitimate news articles about the coronavirus as spam due to a software bug

Facebook appears to be marking some posts linking to information and articles as spam, as observed by one Verge reporter and many users on Twitter....

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How to stop Spectrum junk mail

If you’re tired of getting junk mail from Charter Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable), here’s how you can opt in to Do Not Call, Do Not Email,...

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Pete Buttigieg is winning Gmail’s spam primary

A months-long survey found that emails from the campaigns of 2020 presidential hopefuls only landed in Gmail’s primary inbox about 6 percent of the...

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T-Mobile and Sprint can now verify that callers are real to protect against spam

T-Mobile and Sprint have begun verifying genuine calls between their networks using the SHAKEN/STIR protocol to protect against robocalls and spam....

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TRAI's new SMS regulations will prevent spam, fraudulent messages: Here's how

TRAI's new SMS regulations are also said to prevent spam and fraudulent messages, which purport to originate from banks, financial institutions,...

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Website notifications bothersome? Here's how to block them on Google Chrome

If notifications from various websites annoy you and affect your internet browsing, here's how you can block them for better usage. ...

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Truecaller on Android can now clean up your SMS inbox spam with one tap

The latest update to the Truecaller app on Android adds a couple of new features such as SMS inbox cleaner, free group video calls and more.  ...

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Fake Coronavirus warning emails being sent by scammers to infect your computer: Here is how to protect yourself

Coronavirus Outbreak - Scammers are using fear mongering to spread malware and trojan in the form of email. Explore how to protect at bgr.in! ...

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PSA: Reliance Jio Rs 498 free recharge message being sent on WhatsApp is fake

Reliance Jio free recharge fake message - Here is how to avoid becoming victim to this fraudulent message being sent on WhatsApp. Explore at bgr.in! ...

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Google Phone app to help you avoid spam calls soon, will work on all Android smartphones

The Google Phone app is getting a Verified Caller feature that lets the user know of spam callers and their intentions. The feature will come to...

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