What is SPAM?

Irrelevant or unsolicited messages sent over the Internet, typically to a large number of users, for the purposes of advertising, phishing, spreading malware, etc.

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Also,

Unwanted or intrusive advertising on the Internet.

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Technopedia explains Spam as,

The most common form of spam is email spam, but the term also applies to any message sent electronically that is unsolicited and bulk. This includes: instant message spam, search engine spam, blog spam, Usenet newsgroup spam, wiki spam, classified ads spam, Internet forum spam, social media spam, junk fax spam, and so on.

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