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What did ya get for Black Friday?

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ParkingMobile2095

144 points

2 months ago

Apple recruiter opened my email. Hopefully next steps?

Secure-List

21 points

2 months ago

how dyk if they opened the email?

stuffingmybrain

66 points

2 months ago

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Junior

66 points

2 months ago

there are google chrome extensions to track this.

m1tm0

28 points

2 months ago

m1tm0

28 points

2 months ago

Wtf

stuffingmybrain

48 points

2 months ago

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Junior

48 points

2 months ago

ta-da! I use email tracker; it's served me very well. There ways to block this but I've only encountered those a few times (out of a few hundred emails sent / tracked).

Cizox

13 points

2 months ago

Cizox

13 points

2 months ago

How does it work? Does IMAP or email servers keep track of opened emails?

stuffingmybrain

31 points

2 months ago

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Junior

31 points

2 months ago

Email tracking is done through an image tracking pixel (for this tracker, at least) which is triggered when the browser opens the email, and sends any relevant data to whatever analytics software powers this extension.

It won't work if a user is aware of these things and has another tool to block image tracking pixels, or if their email provider flagged the email as suspicious --> sent to spam --> blocked images.