Generally refers to any email or message that is either unwanted or unsolicited. Often of a commercial nature.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
3answers
56 views

Is there an easier way I could see all my mentions of my Twitter handle, select many then send a twitter back and block them all at once?

Background: This question came after one I've posted on quora. I got way too many mentions from people I do not know in languages I do not speak. When I've tried asking to a few of them who did write ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Someone registered me on Facebook and I am spammed with friends requests

I have no Facebook account. Without ever going on their site, I received an email similar to the following: You have almost completed the registration process. Confirm your account. You might ...
0
votes
1answer
849 views

How can I solve a problem with false spam report on Facebook?

I am admin in a few pages on Facebook where me and other admins post links that lead to our blogs. In the last couple of days I noticed that when someone clicks on the link to my blog Facebook warns ...
2
votes
0answers
15 views

Lot of spam to deactivated email address

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
2
votes
0answers
425 views

How to deal with spam mails in spam folder in Yahoo Mail

Lately, my spam folder has been invaded by various spam mails. I have to check the spam folder everyday because there is a risk that some non-spam mails can fall in the spam folder. As the number of ...
2
votes
0answers
444 views

Email to groups in the same domain bounce due to spam

I am a admin of a domain that uses gmail. In the past week gmail started bouncing email sent to a group (user to user emails still work) from a user in the same domain. If the email is sent to the ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Gmail flood of random number subjects

My Gmail account has been hit with about 1000 emails today. All had random alphanumeric groups as the subject. Can they be blocked?
1
vote
0answers
206 views

How to block all Emails addressed to someone else (not 'dot' problem)?

I get spam emails from sources I don't recognize AND addressed to emails that aren't even close to mine (not talking about the dot '.' issue that many have discussed in other threads). It gets to my ...
1
vote
0answers
318 views

Besides GMail, do any email providers support wildcard address with spam filtering? (e.g. *@example.com)

I'm looking for an email service not provided by Google that supports wildcard or 'catch-all' email addresses at my custom domain. Spam filtering must occur on the wildcard/catch-all addresses. Paid ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Emails marked as spam

I am creating a newsletter for my customers and in the presses I sent many "check" emails to myself. At some point, Gmail started marking them as spam. My question is, if my account marked it as spam, ...
1
vote
0answers
227 views

Windows Live - stop spam in the form of invites

Nowadays, besides the fact that I'm getting quite some spam e-mail, I get spam invites on my Windows Live network. Now I haven't seen these people ever before, I'm 100% sure it are some spam people ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Is there a reputation database of bulk mail unsubscribe URLs?

Sometimes I receive bulk e-mails where I am not sure if they are (semi-) legitimate or spam. As most of the trustworthy bulk-email services those e-mails contain an unsubscribe link. If the ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

How do I prevent Facebook spamming my friends without Facebook?

Facebook sends e-mails like this to (elderly) people I know. Then they call me about the e-mail. I don't want Facebook to send e-mails using my full name to spam people I know to start using ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Twitter limits on Direct Messages

My Twitter account was hacked last night. I've changed passwords and enable login verification, but I cannot DM anyone. I keep getting an error message saying I'm over my limit and to "check back in a ...