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16 Spam-Blocking Systems

From Online Abuse Blockers to Clickbait-Reducing Algorithms

— August 11, 2016 — Pop Culture
With the proliferation of Internet usage, spam-blocking systems are essential to keep consumers' online experiences pleasant.

The unfortunate truth of the digital space is that, while it allows users to engage with brands and with one another across vast swaths of space like no technology before, that also means that it's easier than ever for unwanted content to be forced in front of billions of eyes. Thankfully, many software developers are on to this problem and are working on solutions.

Spam comes in many forms and there are spam-blocking systems to handle nearly all of them. Some spam is the most traditional kind: unwanted emails or messages akin to the junk mail that's filled post offices for decades. Other types of spam come from overly aggressive advertising campaigns. Still more spam, and perhaps the most pernicious of all, comes in the form of online abuse, not from brands but from people hiding behind digital masks. Fortunately, there are spam-blocking systems to address each of these issues.
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Spam-Curating Email Tools
Spam-Curating Email Tools
Throttle's Daily Digest Email Service Collects Spam & Newsletter Content
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Adblocking Smartphone Add-Ons
Adblocking Smartphone Add-Ons
Samsung Smartphones Prevents Ads From Appearing On Web Browsers
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Ad-Blocking Phone Apps
Ad-Blocking Phone Apps
The Adblock Browser Powered by Adblock Plus Eliminates Ads on Phones
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Smartphone Content Blockers
Smartphone Content Blockers
The Mozilla 'Focus' Content Block for iOS Enables Streamlined Browsing
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Rewarding Ad-Blocking Apps
Rewarding Ad-Blocking Apps
The New Adblock Plus App Will Reward Good Ad Content
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Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
The New Google Phone App Alerts Users to Spam Calls
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Advanced Ad-Blocking Applications
Advanced Ad-Blocking Applications
The Anti-Adblock Killer Extension Keeps Your Browser Ad-Free
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Profile-Protecting Services
Profile-Protecting Services
The Social Media Moderation Tool is Powered by Artificial Intelligence
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Spam Email Testers
Spam Email Testers
'mail-tester' Gives Advice on How to Make Mass Newletters Less Spammy
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Comment-Editing Social Updates
Comment-Editing Social Updates
Users Will Soon Be Able to Filter Their Own Instagram Comments
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Social Encryption Apps
Social Encryption Apps
The Facebook Activity Remover Google Chrome Plug-In Keeps Profiles
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All-Encompassing Web Monitors
All-Encompassing Web Monitors
Netsanity Offers Countless Features To Ensure Online Safety
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Clickbait-Reducing Algorithms
Clickbait-Reducing Algorithms
'Facebook' is Using New Tech on the News Feed to Eliminate Clickbait
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Online Abuse Blockers
Online Abuse Blockers
The Instagram Comment Filter is Being Implemented to Battle Online Trolls
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Kindness-Spreading Social Robots
Kindness-Spreading Social Robots
The NiceBot is a Twitter Robot That Combats Social Media Bullying
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Data-Obfuscating Plugins
Data-Obfuscating Plugins
This Browser Extension Makes Browsing Data Unusable for Advertisers
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