E-mail

Netiquette and dealing with rude e-mails

May 11, 2013
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In this age of instant and often anonymous online communication, it sometimes seems as if politeness has become a casualty—either because we have become so overwhelmed by multi-tasking that “please” and “thank you” have slipped from our online vocabulary or because many feel it is their right (if not their duty) to criticize others in […]

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SPAM mails – where do they come from? I’ll tell ya!

March 19, 2013
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Research done by Giovane Cesar Moreira Moura from Twente University in Holland shows that it’s just a few bad ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) that is behind most of all the spam and scam e-mails that the rest of us is plastered with daily. He has looked into 42,000 ISP’s to find “the bad neighborhood” on […]

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How to avoid your outgoing e-mails being caught up in spam/junk filter

March 17, 2013
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When you e-mail people you don’t “know” (as in, have already communicated with via e-mail in the past, so their address book might contain your e-mail address), there’s a chance of your e-mail ending up in their spam/junk filter, let’s just call it spam filter. While it doesn’t happen so often, it really can depend […]

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How to Determine which Email Service Provider is the Right One for You

October 17, 2012
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First things first, what exactly is an email service provider (ESP)?  An email service provider (ESP) helps you in the processes of creating and executing well-organized and professional email marketing campaigns.  Fundamentally, email service providers provide a system for many companies to carefully manage and successfully send email campaigns.  But of course, you would want […]

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Microsoft warns against using Gmail from Google

August 1, 2011
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In a weird advertisement from Microsoft (for their new Office 365), they warn users against using Google’s free e-mail solution, Gmail. Probably all Gmail users have noticed ads when you’re using the free web-based version of Gmail, but not all might know that the ads are actually based on the content of your e-mails. Google […]

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Get Safe Online – How To Identify If You’re At Risk Online!

November 18, 2010
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Problem: Suspect e-mails and attachments Most people are aware of the dangers of opening e-mail attachments from unknown senders; a security risk that received a lot of press when e-mailing became ever more essential to our day to day lives. Opening an e-mail attachment sometimes involves running executable code that could be used to install […]

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Facebook launches “e-mail” service: Facebook Messages

November 16, 2010
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As rumored yesterday, Facebook would be announcing a new web based “e-mail” service soon – and now they have. They call it Facebook Messages. Actually, it’s not really like the e-mail we know and use every day. Here’s how Facebook put it on their blog: We are also providing an @facebook.com email address to every […]

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