A default setting in the app's signup routine causes issues for some users and poses a new problem for the startup, which is developing a reputation for being reckless with personal information.
The social network changes its developer guidelines to ensure apps don't overload your profile with notifications.
Twitter is on the offensive against websites it accuses of bombarding users with spam.
The Find and Call app would capture users' phone book contacts and transmit them to a remote server, security company Kasperky Lab discovered.
Spams are now arriving as meeting invites sent through Google Calendar.
Facebook's latest lawsuit accuses three men of getting access to Facebook user accounts by phishing and then sending spam from their accounts.
A "serious security flaw" in Google's e-mail client allows spammers to send thousands of bulk e-mails through the company's SMTP service, according to a recent report.
Microsoft may be trying to juice its Live.com business
Young entrepreneur offers Web 2.0 conference attendees a few secrets to his success, adding that he can eat a lot of chicken nuggets.
Christopher William Smith, once nicknamed "the poster child for the Can-Spam Act," is sentenced on charges related to his $24 million online pharmacy operation.