Here’s Which Celebrities Lost The Most Followers In The ‘Instagram Rapture’ — Ranked

December 19th, 2014

Scott Barbour/Getty Images On Thursday, Instagram deleted all inactive accounts and spam-bots, leaving many users with significantly fewer followers. Celebrities were among the hardest hit. Justin Bieber lost the most followers, with 3,538,228 followers now gone forever. Kim Kardashian came in second with 1,300,963 followers lost. Even accounts like National Geographic and the NBA weren’t safe …

Instagram’s Latest Move Shows Everyone That Spam Is Power

December 19th, 2014

Instagram made the smart move to remove fake accounts, and it pissed people off. In an event that has been dubbed the ‘Instagram Rapture’, millions of fake accounts, or accounts that have not been accessed in a long time, have been deleted from the Instagram database. This move makes sense – these accounts are taking The post Instagram’s Latest Move Shows Everyone That Spam Is Power appeared …

‘Instagram Rapture’ Claims Millions Of Celebrity Instagram Followers

December 18th, 2014

Taylor LorenzThe service sent a mass notification to users last week alerting users that they may see their follower count drop As Instagram’s crackdown on spam begins, distraught users have been begging the company to stop eliminating accounts. But the biggest users hit by far have been celebrities.  Popular Instagrammers such as Kendall and Kylie Jenner have lost hundreds of thousands of …

2014 Year in Review: The Worst Spammers of 2014

December 18th, 2014

On the flip side of “year’s best” lists at this point on the calendar, we also have “year’s worst” rankings.

ESET Smart Security 8 review

December 16th, 2014

Protect your PC from all kinds of security vulnerabilities

Umno cybertroopers spamming my Twitter account, says Kit Siang

December 13th, 2014

DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang today accused Umno cybertroopers of launching a series of spam attacks on his Twitter account, believed to be over several issues he had raised involving Putrajaya. Calling them "Umno Twittter Bombers", Lim said they first surfaced on December 3 during the launch of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI)…

Let Truecaller prevent spammers and hidden numbers from wasting your time

December 12th, 2014

If phone calls from spammers and hidden numbers are driving you crazy, Jack Wallen has a possible solution for that madness in a gem called Truecaller.

Instagram milestone prompts spam crackdown

December 10th, 2014

Instagram has revealed it is now used by more people each month than Twitter, and says it will begin verifying important people and deleting fake accounts.

Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security review

December 10th, 2014

Block viruses, spyware, and spam and protect your privacy no matter where you connect

Bah humbug: Stop sending Seasons Greetings spam

December 10th, 2014

Are you getting too much holiday spam from your friends and associates? So is our own David Gewirtz, who lets loose with a particularly cranky rant. So much for holiday cheer.