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You’ve got “Bacn”!

August 20, 2007

If you hear somewhere in the office that somebody has got a “bacon” and you think about breakfast, you are wrong!

“When you receive email that Geek is now following you on Twitter and Jennifer Gold just wrote on your Facebook wall, that’s bacn (pronounced “bacon”). It’s any email you receive that isn’t spam, but isn’t exactly a personal message either. Your electronic phone bill is bacn. Your Google alerts are bacn.”

So add it to your dictionary!

“Gmail eats your Bacn” has some hints on how Gmail can help to tame this new beast and bring order back to your inbox. There are even more suggestions at LifeHacker: How Do You Handle “Bacn”?.