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Euphoria and Depression in a Single Spam Folder

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Each week I begrudgingly sift through my spam email folder, verifying that nothing of importance inadvertently landed there. Occasionally I get a surprise.

An Open Letter to the People Posting Spam in My Comments Section

Graham Milne | Posted 06.30.2013 | Comedy
Graham Milne

Next time I sweep my spam filter clean of your sometimes awkward observations, please know that I do so with a heavy heart and an understanding mind.

Dealing With Spam and Cyberattacks: Control vs. Openness

Larry Magid | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

It's a scary thought and a reminder of how this "global village" we live in is so interconnected that we can no longer afford to ignore problems that affect "other people," because they can affect us, too.

What's Up With Spam Comments?

David Latt | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
David Latt

You'd think part of the fun of posting online is hearing back from readers. The whole Internet-is-great-for-community-building notion seems like such a good idea. The reality is kind of different.

Spam Gets a Makeover

Michelle Poveda | Posted 05.11.2013 | Taste
Read More: Food, Spam, Taste News
Michelle Poveda

From fancy Spam crisps to fatty Spam sandwiches, the creativity seems unending.

Apple Will Think This Article Is Spam

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

If you try to email a copy of this story to a friend's iCloud email address, it won't arrive. Apple has started to delete any incoming emails containi...

A Very Serious Business Proposition for You

Blake Henderson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Want fun time at little to ZERO COST???? Click here and find out what separates the men from the boys. Your conquests won't know what hit them.

Instagram To Crack Down On Insta-Spam

AllThingsD | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology

It may be the most popular mobile photo-sharing app in the world, but Instagram still has some big problems. The biggest right now? Spam. It's everywh...

Why Do Hawaiians Love Spam So Much?

Menuism | Posted 11.24.2012 | Taste
Menuism

My dad grew up on Maui, and even though our family was raised in Virginia, we always kept SPAM® in the pantry.

The World's 8 Weirdest Food Museums

Food Republic | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home
Food Republic

At some of the world's most memorable museums, food is actually the focus. From the new gelato museum opening in Emilia Romagna this September to a 25-year-old Korean kimchi academy, there are entire institutions dedicated to locals' singular gastronomic obsessions.

How Facebook Can Go From Being "Liked" to Being Loved

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Sanjay Sanghoee

When dealing with people's thoughts and free speech, Facebook needs to be more flexible. By blindly applying policies, Facebook is inadvertently harming the very users whose lives it seeks to enrich.

New Facebook Spam Alert!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology

What's up with WhatsApp today? Well, imposters of the mobile messaging app are trying to steal your info through Facebook, that's what. Robin Waute...

How Spam May Be Worse Than Car Pollution

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Toward the top of my spam folder, I have messages asking if I'd like to lose weight fast, if I'd like to make an extra $10,000 this week, or if I'd li...

Maybe Dumbphones Aren't So Bad

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Despite the convenience of carrying the Internet in your pocket, there are a few hidden benefits to forgoing a smartphone for a so-called "dumb" one. ...

Steven Replies To Spam, Vol. 1 -- Conversations With My Assassin

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

As I'm sure you're aware, 65 percent of small assassin-based businesses fail in their first year, primarily due to minimal emphasis placed on customer (and in my case, victim) satisfaction.

World's Third Largest Botnet Shut Down, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.19.2012 | Technology

Computer users may see fewer e-mail offers for cheap Viagra and fake Rolexes after security researchers this week helped shut down the world’s third...

Craigslist and My New Sexy Friends

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Now I know two things. Routers are sexy. That's good to know. And, not a single offer to buy the router (at any price) or to ship it overseas. A low value product, with a low price point. Perhaps Craiglist hookers are looking for a cheap date? That's all I can guess.

Don't Let The Assassin Spammer Fool You

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology
Read More: Spam, Technology News

Well, I guess if you're gonna spam, you may as well spam all the way....

Laughable Online Censorship Attempt Won't Last a New York Minute

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in the New York state government are attempting to pass a law that would ban anonymous comments online. Even if they actually passed the act, once it arrived in a federal court it would be tossed out in a "New York minute" (as they say).

Top 9 Spam-Sending Countries

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.24.2012 | Technology

Receiving spam is never fun. Not only does it clog email inboxes, but it's also an easy way for cybercriminals to plant malware on your computer or tr...

Beware of Identity Foist

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Reading a warning about identity theft, I had an epiphany: I could foist my identity on an unsuspecting cyber criminal. Perhaps Boris in Odessa. This way I could avoid the legal fees of personal bankruptcy. My mother's maiden name is Connell.

Is There A Way To Outsmart Text Message Spammers?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology

By Will Oremus (Click here for original article.) Two years ago, I got a text message from a number with a Las Vegas area code. “Thanks for vi...

Is Spam A Threat To Your Business?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

Is spam a fact of your daily life? You're not alone. A survey of small and midsize companies by GFI Software found the spam problem isn't going away. ...

Twitter Swipes At Spammers

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 (Reuters) - Twitter filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a U.S. court against five websites that it ac...

Way Cool on the Cloud

Steven Clifford | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

I figured life on the Cloud would be awesome. I could hang with the cool kids, listen to the Grateful Dead, and smoke some dope while my iPhone, computer, and iPad were effortlessly integrated. It has been bitterly disappointing.