Did you know that in 2018, spam messages still account for 48.16% of all e-mail traffic worldwide? [source]
It’s easy to sign up to mailing lists, it’s much more difficult to find them in your inbox, and almost impossible to unsubscribe from them all easily.
We’ve all been there. Swamped with emails every day until you make a deal with yourself to find and click “unsubscribe” on all of the spam and subscription lists you receive. But, it’s time consuming and you need to focus on the important emails. So you toss them aside and the following week you have the same problem again.
In 2018, spam messages account for 48.16% of all e-mail traffic worldwide
Of course then there’s all the emails you receive from the services you’ve signed up to, who think it’s a good idea to have 25 different types of email notification for every possible interaction with your account or profile.
Not all mailing lists are bad by any means — I have several that I enjoy receiving and reading. I needed a service which showed me what I was subscribed to and allowed me to easily choose what to opt out of.
Finding a service to unsubscribe from unwanted email lists was the easy part, I quickly found Unroll.me and Unsubscriber offering to help me for free (though Unsubscriber don’t support Gmail). Finding a service which didn’t sell all of my data for marketing purposes was where I struggled.
Both Unroll.me and Unsubscriber are able to offer their service for free because they make their money by collecting the metadata AND content of your emails and selling it. If you use Unroll.me you’re allowing them to share your personal information how they please with any ‘partners’ they choose. Mildly better, sign up to Unsubscriber and they’ll use your data to improve their products, services and advertising — still pretty ambiguous.
Still, some changes have been made to protect customers. Since the introduction of GDPR in May 2018, Unroll.me no longer provides support to customers in the EU, as they’re unable to comply with the GDPR regulations. See TechCrunch, Forbes, and BBC News for further details.
There’s light at the end of the tunnel
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The prices are tiered depending on how far back in time you want to scan your inbox for spam email lists.
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