Boxbe in the News – 4th of July Edition

July 3rd, 2008 by

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As we’re winding down for a 4th of July here in the US, it seemed like a good time to mention some of the recent articles written about us. Here are a few recent mentions that Boxbe has had in the blogosphere and by Fox Business News and the gray lady.

Struggling to Evade the Email Tsunami – The New York Times
Boxbe got a brief mention in this article from Randall Stross about people that are trying to get out from under their excessive email. No solutions for all the problems yet, but we’re trying :-).

Banish Those Pesky Spam and Phishing E-mails That Clog Up Your Inbox – Fox Business News
Fox Business New writer Donna Fuscaldo plays up Boxbe’s leveraging social networking to combat spam and phishing. “The free service, which works with Yahoo and Microsoft’s Outlook, lets users create a list of approved people who can send e-mail, similar to how instant messaging and social networking works.”

A Tale of Two Spammers and a Nice Solution
Now, here’s an interesting use of Boxbe to measure how many emails are sent from a couple of legitimate marketers. Giving out your Boxbe Public Email Address is demonstrated perfectly in this personal account by George Bounacos.

photo from flickr user Mr Magoo ICU