Tom Raftery

Twitter Might Let You Use Keyword Filters To Curb Online Harassment

For the last three years, Twitter has worked to improve the safety of users by creating and adapting its blocking policy and tools. Now, the social network is reportedly looking to create a tool that would allow users to search for certain words they find offensive and block those messages. [More]

Company Introduces Bridal-Style Registry For Paying Off Bills

Company Introduces Bridal-Style Registry For Paying Off Bills

BillPayRegistry is a new website where customers can create a list of bills they need paid off, and then have friends and family members make “gift” payments via the website to be applied to said bills. The site takes 5.9% off the gift amount and sets aside the rest in a fund that the registrant can only apply to the accounts listed–there’s no way to cash out the funds, in other words.

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https://consumerist.com/2007/09/19/a-new-pretty-site-where/

A new, pretty, site where people collaborate and share information to help each other get customer satisfaction. Companies are encouraged to participate as well. [Satisfaction]

Arizona Bans Zillow

Arizona Bans Zillow

Arizona regulators slapped the popular home-valuation site Zillow with a cease and desist order on doing business in the state, saying the service was providing appraisals without a license.