Toronto Mike

Gmail Marks Its Own Email as Spam


I swear by Gmail, using it for both work and play as the heartbeat of my digital life, but every once in a while it does something that doesn't make sense.

For example, today I needed to create a filter that would auto-forward certain messages to another email address.  To do this, Google needs to send a verification email to that address, as a spam-prevention procedure.

Here's that forwarding confirmation from the Gmail Team, sitting in my Gmail spam folder.


You'd think they'd whitelist email from themselves over at Google.

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