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I'm not sure if you can answer this but here goes:
I had been emailing this guy  who I recently discovered was posing as someone else...when I scrolled the cursor on his email address, the faker's picture came up but just recently when I put the cursor over the same email address, the real Facebook image was shown......but  the 2 pictures were tied to the sanme email address
Can 2 different people have the same email?

Hello Jeff!

I have no idea what you are talking about but posers are pretty common nowadays, and no, it's not possible that 2 different people have the same email address.

However, keep in mind that Gmail has a little exception in handling their email addresses.

E.g. is the same as

And if there is a dot in email address before the @ you can also remove those dot and it will be seen as the same email address

E.g. joerg.droege @ gmail . com is equal to joergdroege @ gmail . com

Hope this helps!
Happy new year 2017!


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I did an education as a Management Assistant in Informatics, I am using the Opera browser since year 2000 & the M2 email client since 2004. I will do my best to answer also other email related questions and email client settings related, etc. But please no Outlook or Outlook Express questions, since I do not use that. (But if you really want to ask in that field, I will sure do try my best to answer your question nicely and correctly anyway :) ). This includes but is not limited to web based email or whatever comes to your mind.


I am a Management Assistant in Informatics education which was done under the control of the CCI (Chamber of Commerce and Industry). And had to solve various PC, email and other related problems. Using computers since 1990.

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