Spam The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Spam en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMT Spreading the News? Avoid Paying the Dues. Concerned about spam and unwanted ads as a result of web browsing and email? Here's what to do. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMT Edith G. Tolchin Facebook Clamps Down on 'Clickbait' The company says the changes are aimed at preventing spam from drowning out the content users really want to see. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:59:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid We're not talking about illegal practices, like email span, but rather strategies that fall under the gray areas of marketing etiquette. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ann Handley Hallelujah! Facebook Is Disabling This Majorly Annoying Feature. The social network takes another step to clean up our news feeds. Tue, 27 May 2014 20:07:00 GMT Jason Fell Google's Latest Search Update is a Reminder to Focus on Quality The search giant recently rolled out a new version of Panda, which routes out spam and websites stuffed with keywords. Tue, 27 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT Jonathan Long Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request No, you're not mean. Just smart. Sometimes it's okay to ignore connection requests on the world's most popular career social networking platform. Here's when you probably should. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:46:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow If You Ask for 'Likes' on Facebook, You're About to Get Clobbered The social network says it will crack down on spammy pages that try to game engagement and shares. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:47:00 GMT Jason Fell Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game Something fishy (more like spammy) is going on at Tinder. Here's the inside scoop from one not so satisfied user. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:34:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Most Unsubscribed Email Lists of 2013 If you unsubscribed from a 1-800-Flowers email list this past year, you were hardly alone. Check out which companies were most subscribed and unsubscribed in 2013 according to user data from email management tool Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:37:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Why the Rap Genius Story Is Really About Google Online marketing expert Ian Lurie explains how Google going after the lyrics-annotation website may not be fair. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Ian Lurie Fake Twitter Followers: How Many Do You Have? There's a good chance that at least a few of your followers on Twitter are fake. Here's a look at how you can tell, and how much it costs to buy fake followers. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT Laura Entis McAfee: Spam, Malware On the Rise Cyberthreats are growing and evolving, with spam messages increasing 125 percent in the third quarter, according to a new report by McAfee Labs. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 19:13:00 GMT Jennifer Schlesinger The Biggest SEO Mistake: Spamming Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan explains why you should be optimizing content for people -- not for the search engines. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:00:00 GMT Danny Sullivan Social Media Con Artists a Rising Problem Entrepreneurs that host online networking communities must be especially vigilant to protect their customers from scammers and spammers. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:01:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How to Keep Your Online Social Network Safe Here are five things online business owners can do to help protect their users. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford