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I can't tell what this eye symbol is supposed to mean. There's no obvious rhyme or reason. As you may be able to tell, I receive some emails via ifttt, but the majority of them do not have this eye symbol.

  • I think this is Google ad that come in Gmail. The ads changes from time to time according to your search history on Google. Mar 22, 2015 at 6:04
  • It was an email. There are several more.
    – knl
    Mar 22, 2015 at 7:46
  • It may be a Chrome Extension called Ugly Mail. See my answer below.
    – Andrw
    Mar 23, 2015 at 16:55

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It's probably a Google Chrome Extension that you're using called Ugly Mail. [Read more about it here]

  • haha, so this is one of those chrome extensions I read about, thought was a good idea, then forgot about. Thanks.
    – knl
    Mar 23, 2015 at 20:22
  • @knl: If this provided the solution to your question, you should use the checkmark to mark it as "accepted". This will act as a signpost for future readers with the same question. See: What does it mean when an answer is "accepted"?
    – ale
    Mar 24, 2015 at 0:21

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