Email History

Email History

October 25, 2013

So Electronic MAIL, literally meant the Electronic version of MAIL. What was MAIL in 1978? MAIL meant inter-office communications. Such a communication was called a “letter” or “memorandum” or “inter- intra-office mail”. A typical MAIL had the title of MEMORANDUM, with “To:”, “From:”, “Date:”, “Subject:”, “Cc:”, “Bcc:”, “Attachment”, elements. This was the meaning of MAIL. […]

Websites Struggling To Block Social Spam

Websites Struggling To Block Social Spam

May 12, 2013

For almost as long as Facebook and other social networking services have been around, spam has been a problem for them. There are more than a few reasons why spammers prefer to target Facebook users than email accounts, as one piece of spam sent through social networking services is 250 times as impactful as a […]

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So You’re Mad About Something on the internet

October 9, 2012

This infographic is a humorous visualization of all the ways one could respond to someone on the internet if they are annoyed. It describes how one could respond in a mature way and how one could respond taking the “low road.” Source

How To Identify An Internet Troll

How To Identify An Internet Troll

September 16, 2012

Trolls, Spammers, Lurkers: they’re all of the same filthy ilk. So, why is it that they still thrive in such a troll-unfriendly universe? Probably because troll education is lacking and troll-eliminating technologies are still in infant stages. Here we discuss how to identify trolls, and how you can do the same for your site or […]