Monday, October 11, 2010

Gmail Tips

It isn't nothing new, but considering most of my friends still act surprised when I tell them, here are a couple of useful tips regarding Gmail.

In cas you didn't noticed yet, Gmail completely ignores periods in your gmail address.

So, if your Gmail email address is:, then all of the following are still valid email addresses for you:

    -or even-

Perhaps a more useful tip, is using the "plus sign" to better manage your email.

You can give out your email address as:
    - or even -
You'll still receive the email in your account, but you'll know be able to better sort all out using filters.
It's also handy to figure out if an email you used in a specific site ( ends up being used by some other company to send you spam.

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