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Can I Block Twitter Users from Appearing in Search

I search Twitter a lot for information on a particular hash-tagged topic specific to the financial services industry. A couple of Twitter users have hijacked the topic and are spamming multiple posts ...
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How can I solve a problem with false spam report on Facebook?

I am admin in a few pages on Facebook where me and other admins post links that lead to our blogs. In the last couple of days I noticed that when someone clicks on the link to my blog Facebook warns ...
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How to delete Facebook comment on a web page completely

I have static content in which I have used Facebook comments. A user had posted spam links in one of the pages. I logged in as a moderator and deleted said comments and, banned the user and marked it ...
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How to Create a CAPTCHA enabled Custom Google Drive Form

I don't have much knowledge of coding. How can I create Google Form with CAPTCHA to avoid spamming. Any form of CAPTCHA will work.
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How to block mails from a specific server in Gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm or ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since the mail IDs change daily, I can't filter those mails. I checked the emails’ origin. ...
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How does Twitter “mention” spam actually work?

I'm just curious to know what the programming mechanics behind it are - more & more, when I tweet or RT something, I get a "mentioned you" spam back almost instantly. This account is not ...
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How to send messages to spam in Gmail filter?

Is there a way to create a Gmail filter that sends the filtered items to the spam folder? There is an option to send it to a label, or to "Never send it to Spam" (which is ironic considering what I ...
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How to prevent PineApp from blocking mail?

My email provided just installed PineApp for mail blocking. The thing is, I don't want it to block anything. At least, I want to have a "only block by blacklist" policy. Is there a way to 'tell' ...
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Does deleting promotional tweets actually refine what I get shown?

When I get a promotional tweet, I have two choices: Ignore it Delete it with the 'Delete' link What's my best strategy for reducing the incidence of junk? Does deleting actually refine the stuff I ...
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Report a Blogspot blog as spam or for malware

How do you report a Blogspot blog for spam? Used to be that there would be a nav bar on all blogs hosted by Blogspot that you could click a "Report this site" button and it would take you to a form to ...
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Does Gmail auto delete junk/spam?

We've got several accounts running on Gmail / Google Apps for Business—these accounts have been alive for about 10–12 years (running on a different email provider). Because they've been around for so ...
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How to remove spammy search results from Google [duplicate]

Often, when I search for something, I get results like www.<site>.com/Search/<my search terms>, which are nothing but the exact same search repeated on www.<site>.com and are of no ...
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Can more than one wall be used by the same Facebook Page?

I want users to pick which content they want to follow that is related to my page. Even though I want to post everything, I'd rather not spam them. Is it possible to let them choose the topics they ...
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Any way to stop LinkedIn from asking for my email account password so it can spam my contacts?

On a regular basis, after logging in to LinkedIn and doing something like accepting an invitation to be "added to someone's professional network", LinkedIn will ask for my email account password. It ...
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Why are my e-mails landing in Spam in gmail? [duplicate]

I'm sending e-mails from a sendgrid. But all the e-mails are landing in the spam box of Gmail accounts, if it contains words like 2vin.com or www.2vin.com in the message body. Other mails are ...
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How can I read spam mail safely in Gmail?

Is there a way to see the spam mail contents in Gmail safely?
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Emails sent to Gmail domain suddenly not RFC 2822 compliant, Possible to bypass with Google Apps?

Four days ago emails sent to our Gmail accounts via our ISP's mail servies started being rejected due to not being RFC 2822 complainant. The following message to was undeliverable. The reason for ...
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Spam events appear in my Google Calendar

In my Google Calendar, I sometimes find spam events that I never created. In the screenshot below, you can see that they even managed to put my email address in the "Created by" field. They are ...
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How to block all Emails addressed to someone else (not 'dot' problem)?

I get spam emails from sources I don't recognize AND addressed to emails that aren't even close to mine (not talking about the dot '.' issue that many have discussed in other threads). It gets to my ...
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Best way to set up site-specific, removable email addresses using Gmail

I'm currently trying to figure out a good solution for this problem. I do get spam messages very rarely and I'd like to find out which site gave away my address (or was hacked), so I'd like to use ...
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Vicious message on Tumblr

My 13 year old granddaughter received a extremely serious vicious message via Tumblr. I am absolutely horrid she could get a anonymous message telling her she should end her life as there is nothing ...
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Emails marked as spam

I am creating a newsletter for my customers and in the presses I sent many "check" emails to myself. At some point, Gmail started marking them as spam. My question is, if my account marked it as spam, ...
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How can I stop a Facebook app posting spam stuff on my Twitter account?

I keep getting tweets like this on my timeline: @pascale_66: Awesome! I made $102.54 this week just filling out a couple of surveys. http://t.co/GwjDUPK9 I've gone into Facebook, followed the ...
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Spam to deleted e-mail addresses

I keep getting delivery status notification failure for contacts no longer in my address book, for e-mail links I'm not actually sending. Any way I can stop this?
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Auto delete spam email from a domain in Gmail

I want to auto delete email from the spam folder if they are from a particular domain, is it possible? For example, if an email message is marked as SPAM and it is from example.com, don't keep it in ...
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In Gmail how do I mark a message as not being Spam and Delete it?

Often when I am looking at my spam folder, I see message that are not Spam but that I do not wish to keep now that I have read them. If I hit “Not spam” the message is then put into my inbox where I ...
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How can send mail via Gmail to more than 500 contacts of my friends? ( I don't want to set me as spammer)

Many of my friends use Gmail. When I want to send them attractive emails, I have a group named everyone that I use it. After that I send email to my friends, and remind them to check their mailboxes, ...
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How can I detect the “spaminess” of a Twitter follower?

Are there any applications that can help determine the "spaminess" of a Twitter follower? For example, looking at whether the user unfollows people who don't follow back, whether most of their Tweets ...
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How do I report a spam content on Wikipedia?

I was reading biography of a diseased columnist. I saw that the newspaper company of his has put its logo behind his pictures, and mentioning their company name a lot of place in the page profusely. ...
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An email black list in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stopping spam emails in Gmail by pattern I have a good number of email addresses (around 200) which are spamming me to no end. Can I make a black list and not receive ...
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Training Gmail Spam filter

How many times do I have to Report Spam from a mail address to block all the mails from that address or send them all to spam? I have reported an email for spam about 7 times but Gmail shows new mails ...
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How to disable Gmail's spam filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? How to disable Gmail's spam filter? I'd prefer to manually filter them as my account has low enough traffic.
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Stopping spam emails in Gmail by pattern

There is a this spammer with maybe a 100+ fake emails. The pattern is as follows: jobsnext130@yahoo.in, jobsnext131@yahoo.in and so on. Essentially, jobsnext(a number)@yahoo.in I have tried to stop ...
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Random addresses from Google Apps domain sending spam

I have a Google Apps account set up for my domain with catch-all enabled. Recently I've been receiving bounced mail that I didn't send from random aliases for my domain (for example, ...
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Is this email from Google Wallet spam, fraud, or legitimate?

I have just received an email from Google wherein they are asking for my physical address so that I can continue to use my Google Wallet account. This is strange since I have never used Google Wallet. ...
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Reprocess mail archive for spam

I have a huge archive containing some giga of mail. Once, when I didn't have Gmail, I didn't filter them for spam, so now I have massive spam into it. Is there a way to let Gmail (or some other ...
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How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
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Why do I keep getting these emails from non-existent email addresses on my domain?

My wife's got a website/domain for the business she owns, and lately she's been getting emails from email addresses on her domain that don't exist. So, she has like maybe five valid email addresses ...
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How to block a Facebook page?

My feed is covered with "9gag content", and is there a way for me not to see it? I of course haven't liked the page, but my friends constantly like and share "their content", so it always ends up ...
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Gmail in Google Apps now catching too much spam

I just moved from personal gmail to Google Apps gmail. I successfully moved over my label filters and all seemed to be working well. However, I noticed today that many emails that have been correctly ...
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Yahoo email account was used to send spams

My yahoo email account was sending spams at about 6:40pm today. I immediately updated my password. I also checked "Recent Login Activity", but all recorded locations and IP addresses from 4:47 PM ...
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Which app is used to detect friends group in fb?

Recently I approved friend request of a spammer by mistake ,after one hour I checked facebook again , i noticed that he posted spam all the groups where I am present. My question is is there any ...
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How to block someone that redirected his email spams to your email address?

I have two friends (yes, belive or not they are my friends) that are redirecting all the email spam they receive to my email address. This makes my Hotmail account receive 30 spams per hour (that are ...
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Is this a spam email? It says it confirms a Paypal payment, what should I do?

FW:You just sent a payment to Colin Peterson De: PayPalAgregar a contactos Enviado: Tue, 1 May, 2012 a la(s) 3:09 pm Para:XXX PayPal You just sent a payment Transaction ID: ...
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How to search and sort emails in the spam folder of Yahoo Mail

In Yahoo Mail, I am checking the emails in my spam folder, just in case that some emails have been mistaken as spam. But in the spam folder, the emails are sorted by their "nominal" receiving times, ...
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How to remove spam filter for Google Apps email

I have setup email with my domain in Google Apps, but when I did, I did something they asked to protect me from spam mail. (I guess I added some TXT or MX records.) But now I miss a lot of email ...
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How do I hide CityVille stories in smart lists for real?

I click Hide all by CityVille on my smart list and it seems to work. The stories disappear the message below appears: Stories hidden. Undo Stories from CityVille won't appear in your News Feed ...
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How long after I submit a piece of spam to SpamCop.net before it gets added to the blacklist?

How long after I submit a piece of spam to SpamCop.net before it gets added to the blacklist? I've been submitting mail here. but I can't seem to find anything about the process. Does the spammer ...
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Twitter and Echofon spam

I'm using Echofon to keep up with the tweets of people I'm following. But at the moment I get a lot of spam tweets (from people I am NOT following), see this picture: They all contain the same ...