junk mail

(redirected from Spam folder)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

junk mail

mail which is sent unsolicited and indiscriminately to a person or firm with a view to interesting them in a product.
References in periodicals archive ?
Maintain a personal tone, and do not use the word "free," as this word increases the chances of it going into a spam folder.
With text messages they don't get lost in the mail box or end up in a spam folder. When you sign up, TXTingPros will provide you with a phone number.
The initial contact e-mail landed in his spam folder. To make matters worse, he saw it but ignored it like one might ignore a letter from a certain Nigerian Prince asking to borrow money.
And, of course, there's always the possibility your e-mail ended up in the junk or spam folder.
Be sure to watch your spam folder because it is quite possible for this follow-up email to be routed there.
Any prayer that includes the word "Bieber" gets automatically put in the spam folder.
Thus, each SMS, which comes from those phone numbers or that contains keywords, will be saved into the spam folder and the mobile phone does not alert user to this incoming SMS.
All other internet email security solutions available currently are paid ones and include a separate quarantine or spam folder, which administrators or users need to check manually in order to distinguish the authentic messages.
So, I decided to keep getting the emails for academic purposes, without diverting them into a spam folder.
But The Cure star only stumbled across it six months later when he cleared out his spam folder.
To build on top of any spam filter you may already have try Cloudmark Desktop One http:// www.cloudmarkdesktop.com/--it checks incoming e-mail, determines whether it's spam, and automatically channels suspect messages to a spam folder.
Yet with no official word from the Nerazzurri at the time of going to press, it looks like it is set to stay in the SPAM folder.