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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook was wrongly blocking news articles about the coronavirus pandemic for a full day — here’s why it took so long to fix such a major...

As Facebook users posted legitimate coronavirus news stories, the service was marking them as spam. Here's why it took so long to fix the issue.
Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg attends the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany, February 15, 2020.

Facebook is wrongly blocking news articles about the coronavirus pandemic

Facebook's automated moderation systems appeared to be "going haywire" on Tuesday evening, as a former Facebook security executive put it.
For lots of people in the US, Spam is a bit of a punchline.

How the makers of Spam stopped worrying about being a global punchline and learned to embrace the joke

Spam has been a punchline for many for years. Hormel Foods, the makers of Spam, haven't always embraced that role.
You can manage your email accounts in the "Passwords & Accounts" section of your iPhone's settings.

How to mark email as spam on your iPhone’s Mail app and move senders to your ‘Junk’ folder

Once you've marked an email as spam on your iPhone, the Mail app will automatically filter any future emails from this address out of your inbox.

Google’s latest Pixel update automatically silences unknown numbers in a push to end robocalls once and for all

Google is updating its "Call Screen" Google Assistant service to automatically skip unknown numbers and transcribe the call's details.
Ever pay at a register that looks like this? Then you've used a Square point-of-sale machine.

There’s a simple way to stop all those emails from every store you go to that uses Square payment systems — here’s how

If you've ever used a credit or debit card to pay at a store that uses Square, you've probably gotten a lot of spam emails. Here's how to stop that.

Robocalls are a growing problem for Americans everywhere — here’s when you’re most likely to get spammed

Insider analyzed FCC data to figure out the exact times when you're most likely to get annoyed by a robocall.

It looks like a Gmail problem is dumping spam emails in some users’ inboxes

Another tweet on Monday suggested that the issue could be more than just Gmail spam filters and actually be affecting emails from being received.
100 life-sized cutouts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Hoax alert: The latest spammy viral Facebook post warns users about account ‘cloning’

Spoiler: There's nothing to worry about, so don't even think about copy-pasting that chain-mail post.
This scene from "Seinfeld" was the birth of the term "regifting."

8 common words you probably didn’t know came from TV shows

Words like spam, regifting, and cowabunga all can trace their origins to popular TV shows like "Friends," "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons," and "Seinfeld."