Articles tagged: spam filtering
Sometimes “Mark as spam” may seem futile, but it has a purpose.
Most email programs can block email from a specific address. Unfortunately, blocking email from a sender is ineffective when it comes to spam.
Spam filters can be incredibly sophisticated or very simple. I’ll look at some of the characteristics of email that spam filters can check.
You can end up with email marked as spam for many different reasons, usually involving reputation – and not only yours.
Outlook.com, like most email services, tries hard to keep spam out of your inbox by placing it in a junk mail folder. Sometimes it gets a little too aggressive. I’ll look at how to tame it.