Google Voice Gains Automatic Spam Filtering
Google recently added a new feature to its Google Voice service that will automatically detect calls, messages, and texts from known spammers or telemarketer and send them directly to a user's spam folder. The feature must be enabled via Google Voice's online tools. Google Voice users can check the spam filter for mistakenly labeled calls/messages, and can continue to mark unwanted calls/messages as spam if they make it to the user's inbox. The new feature is free to use.
Jun 29, 2017
Instagram today introduced two tools it hopes will help reduce toxic and spammy comments on users' posts. First, Instagram is adding a filter to block offensive comments that might be made on posts and videos.
May 1, 2018
Instagram today revealed several new features meant to help connect and protect users that it will add over the next few months. First up is video chatting.
Nov 9, 2017
Google plans to add new safety features to its Chrome browser over the coming weeks that will address user complaints regarding several types of shady behavior. First, Chrome 64 will attempt to foil unwanted redirects.
Jun 14, 2017
Facebook today updated its Safety Check feature by rounding out the set of tools found within. To start, it is now possible to start and/or support a fundraiser directly from within Safety Check.
Dec 5, 2018
Microsoft today revealed a wholly redesigned version of Outlook Mobile for iOS devices. Not only did Microsoft give the app a fresh coat of paint, it tweaked many of the tap and swipe actions to help speed up and simplify users' daily routines.