Articles tagged: report spam

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Am I Wasting My Time Reporting Scam and Spam Emails?

Reporting spam in your email program with the spam button is critical. Reporting it by forwarding it somewhere isn’t going to do any good.

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Should I Worry If Email I Send Is Marked as Spam?

If someone threatens to mark your email as spam, don’t worry about it. Here’s why.

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Can’t We Just Spam the Spammers to Death?

Unfortunately, that then turns you into, yes… a spammer! There are many, many problems with this idea. I’ll explain a few.

Why am I suddenly getting spam in my inbox?

It can be very frustrating if it suddenly seems like spammers have found you. There is one thing may help your email provider catch up and slow the deluge.

Why Am I Being Labeled a Spammer?

Possibly being labeled a spammer is another reason not to forward jokes and urban legends. Do it enough and your normal email may not get delivered.

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Why Shouldn’t I Use the “Report Spam” or “Junk” Button?

The “Report Spam” and “Junk” link serve an important function in the war against spam. However, used improperly, they can do much more harm than good.