If you thought spam was a growing annoyance, you’d be right. WebPageFx discovered that the energy cost of spam email is actually equivalent to the level of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions released from driving 3 feet.
The company hopes to raise awareness, so it may create change in how we handle spam. They are asking you to do your part by personally installing a spam filter on your own email account, forwarding spam to firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as informing others! You can read more about the study here.
Infographic by WebpageFX