A Spam Filter is a setting on email that filters out spam messages that contain unwanted, unnecessary, or impertinent information. Typically spam email is sent indiscriminately by computer programs to a huge number of email addresses, in the hopes of generating even a small percentage of response. Spam Filters relegate these messages to a separate folder, so they do not land in your inbox. This allows the email account holder to ignore these messages completely, and often never to see them at all.
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