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Gmail blocks 100 million spam messages daily with its A.I., Google says

rawpixel.com/Pexels Effective spam blocking is yet another thing we can add to the ever-growing list of uses for artificial intelligence. Via a Google Cloud blog post published Wednesday, February 6, Google announced that it has been using an A.I. platform to further its spam-blocking endeavors with significant results. The platform, known as TensorFlow, was developed […]

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Facebook now lets you delete messages for 10 minutes after they've already been sent – here's how to use the feature

Shutterstock Facebook Messenger now lets users delete their sent messages, up to 10 minutes after they’ve already been sent. Facebook said back in April it would roll the feature out to the general public after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was caught quietly deleting old messages. Here’s how you can “unsend” your Facebook messages, which is now […]

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Iranians masqueraded as foreign journalists to push political messages online, new Twitter data shows

The Twitter logo is displayed on an iPhone screen. (Alex FLynn/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy October 17 at 9:07 AM Twitter accounts originating in Iran masqueraded as foreign journalists and concerned U.S. citizens in their attempt to push political messages on the social media site until they were suspended earlier this […]