Recent Tapatalk mass emails

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How do you feel about Tapatalk emails?

Reflects solicited or unsolicited complicity in the sites that Tapatalk presides over.
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Makes me think, falsely, that someone has responded to a string I posted in and following.
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I love getting them.
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It's just junk mail. Means nothing one way or the other.
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It's crap and I hate the spam.
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29%
 
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Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:00 pm

I guess I'm not alone in this. I've been getting emails from Tapatalk from various sites I belonged to over the years going back to previous owners of Tapatalk boards. All of the emails are of the same formula with a listing of multiple posts from individual sites enticing a click on a link.

How do you feel about this new advertising gimmick ?
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby DuncaninFrance » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:12 pm

Whatever you do Robert DO NOT go near Taptalk :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner Delta » Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:06 pm

They haven't found me yet....... :cool:

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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:52 pm

I posted a question at ParallaxBill's Curio & Relic and Military Surplus Firearms board about how to delete any information Tapatalk has that keeps you in their spam list. No answer so far after three or four hours. Doubt if anybody has an answer. :(
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Miller Tyme » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:37 am

Never signed up for Tapatalk, never saw the need, now even more than ever.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:54 am

I didn't sign up for Tapatalk. My site registration at sites..... before they were Tapatalk.... has become Tapatalk property with no clear path to resign membership. Some of the sites I haven't visited in years. The new provider as Tapatalk have taken ownership of previous site user information going back to Yuku at least.

Here is part of one from British Militaria site:

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Here's another from Parrallax Bill

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ParallaxBill's Curio & Relic and Military Surplus Firear - trandazzo Hi, i am new to this site. I have been trying to id my vz.24 but haven't been able to i have a general idea but, I figured I would give it a shot. The pictures are kind of blurry i tried my best but from what i can see, left side receiver = HR 11282 ZBROJOVKA BRNO,A.S. VZ.24 Bolt Handle = 5619/ Read More
Please help I.D my VZ.24 rifle
ParallaxBill's Curio & Relic and Military Surplus Firear - trandazzo Hi, i am new to this site. I have been trying to id my vz.24 but haven't been able to i have a general idea but, I figured I would give it a shot. The pictures are kind of blurry i tried my best but from what i can see, left side receiver = HR 11282 ZBROJOVKA BRNO,A.S. VZ.24 Bolt Handle = 5619/ Read More
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby joseyclosey » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:19 pm

I've been getting them in my junk mail and wondered what it was all about. I didn't click the links but I'll just block them now I know.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:21 pm

Got a couple more from two different sites this morning. Then...I looked at the very bottom of the emails.... in fine print smaller than the body of the email text...there was an opt out choice. Looks like each site that sends them has to be opted out of one at a time. Have to see if the opt out works.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:57 pm

Still getting them. Maybe they are closed for Chinese holidays.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby dhtaxi » Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:34 pm

That explains a lot luckily I marked them as spam. Not sure that will keep them out of your mail box though.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner » Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:48 pm

Maybe nothing. What I wonder about is how closely they follow their "members". Got another one of those emails this morning. Looked at the terms of service. If you read it closely it looks like they gather a lot of information about users and probably finds a way to sell it.

https://www.tapatalk.com/privacy-policy.php

If anybody is interested in knowing, my site doesn't gather and sell information about anybody who is a member.
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Re: Recent Tapatalk mass emails

Postby Niner Delta » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:04 pm

Well, they finally found me through a site to order reading glasses, that I never ordered....
And yes, I did click the "unsubscribe" at the bottom, but I have done that on other sites and
they always say it may take UP TO a few weeks for the emails to stop...... :evil: :evil:
Guess we'll just have to wait and see..... :roll:


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