Articles tagged: email tracking

Can I stop an email?

Can I Stop or ‘Un-send’ an Email I Sent by Mistake?

Once you hit that Send button, assume there is no way to stop your email from being sent … even if it’s to the wrong person.

Can I Tell If Email I Sent Has Been Read by the Recipient?

Can I Tell If Email I Sent Has Been Read by the Recipient?

While there are settings and services that claim to know if an email has been opened, they are notoriously unreliable and pointless.

Mailboxes

How Do I View the List of BCC’ed Recipients on an Email I’ve Received?

The list of BCC’ed recipients is not included with emails, so there is no way of determining if or who else the email was sent to.

IP Reputation Report

Why Does My IP Address Have a Bad Reputation? And What Do I Do?

Email reputation for your home IP address probably doesn’t matter, and having it characterized as “poor” might even be a good thing.

Email With Remote Image

How Does Blocking Pictures in an Email Protect My Privacy?

Email programs commonly block remote images. I’ll look at why, and how spammers and others use remote images for good and evil.

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Is it OK to not click on the show images button in email?

Often images are used by newsletter providers to track how often emails are read. Yes it’s tracking… but is it something you need to worry about?

Someone's Peeking!

Can My Company See My Personal Email?

In a work environment all bets are off. If they’re looking hard enough, an employer can see everything you do on a work computer.

I Spy

How can newsletter senders tell that I haven’t opened a newsletter?

It is not reliably possible to determine if an email has been read or opened. They keyword there is reliably. There are techniques that get some information, but it’s impossible to be 100% accurate.

Email Envelope

How can I prove that I didn’t send a particular email?

So much information in email can be spoofed that it’s difficult to prove where an email came from unless you look at the headers.

Something's Up

Why is email I’m sending being received by someone I’m not sending to?

This is a frustrating situation that happens regularly to businesses running email lists. More than likely someone on your list is automatically forwarding. There is one way you may be able to track down the source.

Beacon

How Do I Detect Web Beacons in Email?

A web “beacon” or “bug” is simply something in an email that reports back to the sender that you’ve opened the mail.