Fastmail customers that have opted into using beta features can now access more robust email Rules and Filters. The upgrade includes the ability to block individual emails or entire domains and allows more actions per Rule.
All major email service providers (ESPs) track message open rates and link clicks. There are now renewed concerns by some privacy advocates that this practice equates to spying on users.
Campaign Monitor recently strengthened the security of its API and is sending email messages to customers urging them to update their API keys now. They plan to start deprecating the old API keys soon.
Campaign Monitor has turned its acquisition of Conversio into a new ecommerce email product named CM Commerce. The new service works with Shopify, WooCommerce, and BigCommerce and automates customer communication.
SendGrid has created an email validation service to help email marketers reduce their bounce rates and maintain deliverability to mailbox providers.
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) recently published the specifications for JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP), a modern open standard replacement for IMAP and SMTP, that makes communicating with email servers faster and more secure.
Marketers can now send email messages in HubSpot's free CRM. Matthew Howells-Barby, Director of Acquisition at HubSpot, explains to Coywolf News the importance of adding email to their freemium product.
On July 2nd, 2019, Google will default all G Suite accounts to support AMP for Email functionality in Gmail. Admins and Users will have to opt-out if they don't want to see dynamic email messages.