Email

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Email
Computer Technology
Email
• Electronic Mail
• Internet or Intranet
Advantage of Email
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Fast
Convenient
Easy
Cheap
Disadvantages of Email
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NOT PRIVATE!!!
YOUR MESSAGES CAN BE FORWARDED
VIRUSES
SPAM- “JUNK” EMAIL
LESS FORMAL
Email Addresses
• Username
• @
• Provider
– [email protected][email protected][email protected]
Basic Email Commands
• Compose—New Message
• Send- “Mails” the message
• Reply—Sends message back
– Beware: Reply All
• Forward—Sends the message on to other
users
• Attachment—file or document hooked to an
email
More terms:
• Carbon Copy –send a copy to a third party
• Blind Carbon Copy—send a copy to third party
without receiver knowing
• Deleting—moving the email to another folder.
THEN DUMP TRASH
Parts of an Email Message
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TO
FROM –automatic
DATE AND TIME –automatic
SUBJECT –required
BODY
– Address the person at the top
Netiquette
• Rules for polite internet and email use
– Don’t use all caps (shouting)
– Don’t ramble
– Use business language
• Spell correctly
• Don’t use net slang (LOL, OMG, BTW)

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