Friday, August 28, 2015

Around The Net

  • DNC Gets Obama's 2012 Email ListTime

    The Democratic National Committee has been given President Obama's 2012 reelection campaign email list. The list helped Obama raise $690 million in 2012. The list includes metrics on how much donors gave during the last election and how each person prefers to be contacted. The list will give the Democratic nominee a good start for their campaign. ...Read the whole story

  • FBI Warns of Spike in Victims of SpamKrebs On Security

    Online scammers stole almost $750 million from more than 7,000 companies in the U.S. between October 2013 and August 2015, according to a new report from the FBI. The scammers are using phishing scams and spoofed email to rip people off. This represents a significant spike of victims and lost money. ...Read the whole story

  • Splash Giphy Partnership Brings GIFs to Event Marketing EmailsAdweek

    Event-planning platform Splash has teamed up with GIF library and search engine Giphy to allow event marketers to add GIFs to email marketing messages, as well as landing pages for RSVPs. The idea is to make event invites more fun and lively and to give senders more personalization options. Adding GIFs to emails isn't new but this partnership is new for event marketers. ...Read the whole story

  • Georgia Senator Expresses New Concerns Over State Department Email UseRoll Call

    Senator David Perdue (Georgia-R) has expressed new concerns over the State Department's use of email. "Recent data breaches of U.S. cyber networks should prompt all government officials to strengthen communication security," he said in a statement to CQ Roll Call. "This Inspector General report indicates systemic issues across the State Department, specifically in email communications." ...Read the whole story

  • Geronimo Has Unusual Take on Inbox ManagementThe Next Web

    Geronimo, a new iOS app for inbox management, has an unusual take on managing email. The app uses gestures, shakes, taps, and a pencil tool to help users manage their email accounts. The app displays the emails horizontally on the screen with a 'pull left to refresh,' as opposed to the more commonly used 'pull down' feature. In addition, emails are organized by day and displayed vertically. ...Read the whole story