Twitter buys Smyte to curb spam, abusive behaviour

San Francisco : In a bid to curb harassment of user on its platform, Twitter said it agreed to buy Smyte, a San Francisco-based technology company that specialises in safety, spam, and security issues. Twitter said it was committed to serving the public conversation and ensuring the conversation on its platform is healthy. “Smyte’s team, […]

Google asks users to help spot spam in Search

San Francisco : Google took action on nearly 90,000 user reports of spam in its Search in 2017 and has now asked more users to come forward and help the tech giant spot and squash spam. According to Juan Felipe Rincon, Global Search Outreach Lead at Google, the automated Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based systems are constantly […]