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When is enough, enough? Personally, I hate the emails I receive that promise bad luck or prosperity if you forward them on to friends and colleagues. To me, it’s just another form of spam and honestly, my inbox is full enough without dealing with the rubbish in those emails. However, I realize that it’s personal choice and I have asked many people not to forward rubbish like to me, but if others are happy receiving, great!
However, what happens when it is kids receiving this stuff? I mean, seriously, some of the things that are said in these chain emails is upsetting and can be quite dangerous to a childs mindset. As readers of my many blogs will know, I am very passionate about my kids being online, developing and managing their reputations and building their online businesses. I know that there is a risk in allowing them to be so ‘open’, but I also trust them to bring questionable things to my attention. My kids also give me full access to their email accounts and know that I check them regularly. I’m glad I did! [Read more…]