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Man Could Get Locked Up IRL For Sending Spam Messages On Facebook

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Federal officials say a Nevada man has pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. U.S. ...

10 Tourist Traps You Absolutely Cannot Miss

Trippy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Trippy

Just because a tourist attraction is popular doesn't mean it isn't absolutely fantastic. To find out which tourist traps should go on his shortlist, television host and advisor to travel website Trippy.com Andrew Zimmern asked the site's members which ones are worth the trip.

Millions Of Instagram Users Are Just Spambots

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.02.2015 | Technology

Here's how to tell which of your followers are fake.

Carly Ledbetter

Bite-Sized 'Spam Snacks' Are Here!

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste

Spam in a can just turned into spam in a small bag. According to an announcement from Hormel Foods Corporation on Wednesday, the canned meat is now be...

Spam, Pony Burgers And Other Weird Food Trucks You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Alisonn Spiegel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Taste

Last week a Spam food truck hit the road for a three month-long trek to 12 cities across the country. According to Quartz, the Spamerican Tour is brin...

Email Spoofing: Explained (and How to Protect Yourself)

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Jason P. Stadtlander

How someone (or something) sends an email made to look like it comes from somewhere or somewhere it does not, is a little more technical to explain. So, if you don't like tech talk, then skip to the next section "Why is my email address being spoofed?"

Big Business: Buying Fake Instagram Followers

Shayla R. Price | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Shayla R. Price

Did you know that you could purchase Instagram followers for just a couple of bucks? Social networks are aware of this new phenomenon, and they are clamping down on this questionable practice because some believe it deceives fans.

How to Change Your E-mail Address Without Losing Your Mind

Jeff Fox | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Jeff Fox

"Change my e-mail address? No problem," said no one ever. Why the reluctance to take on what can be an important chore?

How One Simple Mistake Turned Me Into a Spam Magnet

Jeff Fox | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

When you waste my time trying to sell me all kinds of crap or, worse, sucker me into wrecking the security of my computer or bank account, I'm going to do everything in my power to avoid you. And I have.

Spam Mochi Waffles - They're What's For Breakfast

justjennrecipes.com | Posted 09.14.2014 | Hawaii

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In Korea, SPAM Is A 'Classy Gift'

www.nytimes.com | Posted 09.08.2014 | Hawaii

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To the Brand Behind Me in the SERPs on Google

Chad Pollitt | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Chad Pollitt

You don't know me. You have no clue what my life has been like since January of 2014. You have no clue that my website has gone through the wringer thanks to Matt Cutts. You have no clue that it faced unbelievable SERP hardship. You have no clue that our SEO team has been humiliated, humbled and put through hell.

Enchanting Portraits Inspired By Spam Mail And The People Who Send Them

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.15.2014 | Arts

Though we'd never really thought of it before, the process of creating the perfect spam email truly is an art. The junk messages arrive in your Inbox,...

True Confessions of a Former SEO Whore

Chad Pollitt | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Chad Pollitt

When I started taking on more clients, most of them didn't "deserve" to outrank some of the household name brands they outranked, but I didn't care. I was a keyword-stuffing, spam-creating machine.

Summer's Barbeque and Political Season Is Here: Time to Hold the Spam

Scott Goodstein | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology
Scott Goodstein

Political text message spam is only going to grow unless the FCC takes a hard line against spammers -- punishing them to the full extent of the law. We can stop the bad guys from turning our cell phones into another spam vehicle

11 Spam Delicacies Too Inventive To Ignore

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.07.2014 | Taste

The Aloha State consumes 5 million pounds of Spam every year.

8 Things You Should Probably Know About Spam

Posted 03.11.2014 | Taste

Do you have any idea why unwanted emails are named after a mysterious, canned meat?

Why Is Hawaii Obsessed With Spam? Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Explains

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 03.07.2014 | Hawaii

Today, meet Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), candidate for U.S. Senate. Hanabusa is challenging Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the most intriguing D...

The Dearly Departed Now Lie in Your Spam Folder

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Greg Schwem

My Facebook pal Jeannie received the email several weeks ago. A close friend passed away and the service was taking place the following day. Jeannie thought about sending a sympathy card or paying her respects in person. There was just one small problem. "I wish I knew who I lost," she messaged me.

15 Foods You Probably Haven't Touched Since You Were A Kid

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty

As we settle in for a long winter, many adults are seeking the warm comfort that comes from the favorite foods of their childhood. Whether they be gri...

Hawaii's Dubious Food Distinction

Denby Fawcett | Posted 02.02.2014 | Hawaii
Denby Fawcett

Do me a favor. If you invite me to a holiday party, don't serve me Spam. I have nothing against others eating the pink meat; I once loved Spam myself. But I am upset about Hawaii's dubious distinction of being the No. 1 consumer of Spam in the country.

Jungle Beat: SPAM -- Convenience Food or Killer?

Barbara Fahs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

I suppose I shouldn't criticize something I've never tried. But to a non-meat, natural foods enthusiast like me, SPAM just seems like an abomination. When did the popularity begin? And why is it so popular in Hawaii? And most importantly -- what's in it?

Sasha Belenky

These Must-Read Articles Will Make You Miss The '90s

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 09.13.2013 | Media

1. "The X-Files," Like The Black Cat, Is Now 20 Years Old Nostalgia for the 1990s, that decade of pre-9/11 innocence, funky clothes and slow di...

The World's Most Unusual Food Festivals

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Who knew you could actually join in a large scale roadkill cook-off?

I Long for the Days of Old-fashioned Spam

Tom Falco | Posted 07.17.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

It was so easy in the "old days" to receive unwanted spam in your email inbox and just delete it, now spam is a sly thing, it creeps into everything and there are many forms. Social media is now the new spam magnet.