Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter (GOOG, GOOGL)
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Google ignores the periods in your email address.

That means [email protected] and [email protected] are the same email address.

You can use this trick to filter out spammers and companies that sell your email address.

My personal email address is my name at Most of the time, it looks like this: [email protected]

But if I end up giving you [email protected], don't worry. I'll still get the email.

In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't...

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