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Has your Gmail spam filter gone to sh*t recently? You aren’t alone

And Republicans may be to blame.

On Oct 20, 2022 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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‘You can buy a pizza!’: Man slams Citibank’s emails promoting $40 bonus for opening savings account

'Ah yes, I’ve finally saved enough money to earn a free tank of gas.'

On Sep 19, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

woman in front of white wall with hand on temple caption 'bruh, we are hiring at my production company... that does big Netflix films... & I reached out to some applicants abt interviews & they responded 'what's ur info, I need to make sure it's worth my time' gen z is insane like ur not cut out for film babes' (l) Laptop with iPad and clapperboard for film production on table (c) woman in front of white wall with hand on temple caption 'bruh, we are hiring at my production company... that does big Netflix films... & I reached out to some applicants abt interviews & they responded 'what's ur info, I need to make sure it's worth my time' gen z is insane like ur not cut out for film babes' (r)

‘Babe Google it’: Writer blasts Gen-Z applicant for asking question about job because it might not be ‘worth’ their ‘time,’ sparking debate

'Gen Z is insane like you’re not cut out for film babes.'

On Sep 9, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘They’re using a carrier pigeon’: Creator’s video slamming Microsoft’s Outlook sparks email debate

'Outlook was created by a person who was never once in their entire life needed to email a single person.'

On Sep 4, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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‘Donna, that was so mean’: HR sends joke email to employees telling them that they’ll be receiving a raise

'I quit four months after that and still not over it.'

On Sep 2, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘It’s just a job’: Worker cries over email she accidentally sent, sparking debate

'It’s PR not ER babes. You’re doing a great job.'

On Aug 30, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘It was a template used by anyone in the company’: Travel agent’s ‘condescending’ out-of-office email reply sparks debate

'I feel like that's just smart marketing for a travel agent?'

On Aug 28, 2022 by Melody Heald

email caption 'Out of Office Reply I am out of office with limited access to email and will return Monday, August 8. For campaign related questions, please contact Kayla For assistance with content submission, please contact Kat . For finance related questions, please contact Ellaine. For all other issues, click here' 'Guys are we really doing these or am I going to get fired?' (l) woman shocked expression (c) Amazon shopping with self help books on screen caption 'Guys are we really doing these or am I going to get fired?' (r)

TikToker trolls co-workers by including link to self-help books in her ‘out of office’ reply

'I would giggle so much if I clicked on that.'

On Aug 2, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

man speaking hand out caption 'Now I thought I've seen every passive aggressive move you can do in corporate' (l) man speaking hand on chest caption 'Then I found out there is actually a person, when they respond to emails, will change the priority level to low' (c) man speaking pointing to camera caption 'Not because the email subject is a low priority It's because the person is a low priority' (r)

‘I thought I’ve seen every passive-aggressive move you can do in corporate’: TikToker said low-priority emails go to low-priority people

'Ouch.'

On Aug 2, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘If someone sent that to me I would ABSOLUTELY want an interview’: Job applicant secures interview after responding to rejection email with meme

'What are they gonna do, NOT hire me MORE?'

On Jul 17, 2022 by Dan Latu

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‘At least eight people have already tried to scam me’: TikToker warns against Zelle scams on Facebook Marketplace

'ZELLE IS NOT THE SCAM. The scam is what they try to do once they get your Zelle.'

On Jul 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman greenscreen tiktok over rejection email caption 'World Market Hello (Candidate's name), My name is blank. I am Talent Acquisition Partner at World Market. I am reaching out to you in Steven's absence. He is currently on vacation. We want to thank you for taking the time to interview with us. We had a pleasure learning more about you, your experience and goals after connecting with the team, the hiring has decided to move forward with another candidate at this time. We would love ...' (l) woman greenscreen tiktok over rejection email caption 'Responding to a rejection email' (c) woman greenscreen tiktok over response caption 'Manager, Organic Social Media and Influencers- World Market Hi Cassandra, I personally wanted to reach out to apologize for the email you received from me in error. Unfortunately, by the time we recieved your application for our Social Media role we had just offered the position to another candidate...' (r)

‘Couldn’t even be bothered to put my name in’: TikToker responds to typo-riddled World Market job rejection email

'Proofreading is one of the skills I can bring to the team if you decide to move forward with an interview.'

On Jul 1, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘I’m not lovin’ it’: Former iHeartRadio employee says McDonald’s marketing team sent her 20 work emails on her wedding day

'The emails were vile.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘If you’re CCing somebody, that’s a direct act of violence’: Attorney explains the ‘art of war: corporate’

It's a how-to on weaponizing work email.

On Jun 23, 2022 by Claire Goforth

man speaking at keyboard hand up caption 'It's interesting that none of us have taken a class on corporate speak but we all just innately get it' (l) man speaking at keyboard hand out caption 'Like if you see an email to someone and it says Ok. Fine. Sure. Will do' (c) man speaking at keyboard hands out caption 'We all know what that means It means Yea I'll do the task, but I hate you' (r)

‘If I like you, you receive at least 1 exclamation point’: Viral video on passive-aggressive corporate-speak sparks debate

'I thought it said and meant exactly what was written.'

On Jun 20, 2022 by Rebekah Harding