The anti-spam filter arrives to Google Messages app


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The spam or the annoying unsolicited advertisements is a problem that, day after day, continues to annoy almost all users that interface with the world of internet and telephony. They arrive via e-mail, telephone and SMS. The first channel, thanks to clients like Gmail, has a very powerful spam filter. Now, after months of work, Google has started to distribute a filter for the messages application, an application available in the Google Play Store.

The new feature is not yet available to all users, to check if you are part of the selected consumers, you will have to update the app and after the first access, check if this warning is present :

A section of the Google website dedicated to assistance, which can be reached by clicking here, reveals that some information of the received messages, such as the sender’s phone number and any numbers present in the text, are automatically sent to Google which after comparing them to the data collected by other users, checks if it is spam.

Google confirms that your phone number and the rest of the message will not be shared with anyone. and only if the user decides to report a message, the company then can read the entire message and find out the sender’s phone number.

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