Downside of Digital Communication

by Ethan Hunt

Spam

Definition: irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.

Explanation: Spam emails often explain ways of making money from your home by giving out your personal information. They also often have inappropriate messages about sex buddies. They also portray links to downloads that often lead to malware. It often looks flashy and inviting, often portraying that you won something or you can get money.

Avoiding Spam: One can avoid spam by simply not replying to spam emails. If the senders see you reply, they know that your account is active and can use it for evil. You can also use spam filters on certain email websites. You can also just use common sense and delete all the emails in the spam section of your email account and never look at them. Just delete the hell out of 'em.

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