How much money does a spam message actually make?

A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that spam can have an impact on the world’s economy.They surveyed the opinions of 1,000 people, including the respondents who answered a survey about their spamming habits, about their economic prospects, and about their own financial status.The results were published online in the […]

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Which companies are using your photos to advertise online?

The first thing you need to do is download the appropriate app for your phone or tablet to start capturing your photos.The app, however, will require you to be signed in to the Google Apps and Services section of your Google account. For most people, this is a pretty straightforward process. If you have an Android phone, […]

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How to identify and block SMB ads through your browser – and get notified about them through Facebook

Ads are the latest in the battle against spam, which can spread by email, social media and other forms of communication.But there’s a more important fight going on.While the spam industry is thriving, and the number of people who get infected with malicious adware is still rising, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for businesses to effectively […]

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How to add an ad blocker to your Gmail ad collection

Some of the most popular and useful tools to add ad blockers to your email are Gmail’s Gmail Ad Filters.Ad Filers are small scripts that will block ads in certain categories, such as videos and images.The idea is that it will be harder for ads to get through.For example, if you want to show videos […]

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How Facebook’s advertising platform is helping you win more ad dollars online

Facebook, the world’s most valuable social media company, has long used its advertising platform to boost brand awareness.But this year, Facebook is changing the rules on how to reach those potential buyers.Starting today, the company is changing how it will sell ads on its network, according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal.Facebook […]

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How to send and receive an SMS message without using the mobile app

One of the most useful features of SMS is the ability to send a message via text message.You can send text messages via the iPhone and Android phones in your phone’s settings menu, and if you don’t already have the Google Voice service installed, you can do so.Sending SMS messages via text requires that you […]

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Why you should stop advertising on Twitter: A survey

We’ve been asking users why they stop using Twitter.In this episode of Mashable’s Ask Me Anything, the company will share its answers and how it plans to change.The company is also asking how it can make the platform better for everyone, and what it wants to do differently.This article originally appeared on Mashable.

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