We often see them in our emails and yet, few people really know how to use the “cc” functions. and "cci". These can be extremely useful, or cause a disaster…
Since its creation in 1965, e-mail has taken an increasingly important place in our society, so much so that it is difficult to do without it these days. It is first of all a way to communicate with your loved ones, but also to exchange important professional information, all with a multitude of possibilities in terms of parts attached, from the photo to the more or less confidential document.
These small (and sometimes long) digital letters are everywhere around us and are even essential for certain professions. And to help you, different messaging services like Outlook or Gmail have many options to make your life easier and fully control your emails. They allow the automatic sorting of exchanges, the updating of keep away from spam emails, search for an old conversation… Messaging solutions are constantly improving them and regularly adding new features, as very well. s soon adding an AI to help you improve your skills. better manage your emails.
There are also ancestral functions, still available and yet little known regarding emails. This is particularly the case for the cc and bcc functions. You certainly already have See these two little notices under the address bar of your mailbox. Very practical and yet little used options, sometimes even poorly understood by users.
The term "cc"comes from the English "carbon copy" to designate the copy of a message. Using this feature within your emails, you will be able to add one or more users to your email account. your discussion. This is particularly useful when you want to interact with different people and they need to be able to interact with each other. This can also be useful for adding one of your colleagues to an email loop so that they have access to it.
The "cci"function(coming from the term "blind carbon copy") has a fairly similar function. Using it you will be able to add different users to your account. an email loop and allow them to react to it. The difference with the "cc" is that by using “bcc”, you are not informing users that there are more than one user. have received your email. You do not allow you know who else received your email, you also do not reveal the email addresses of other recipients. If one of the recipients of a "bcc" click on “reply to” “all”, he will only respond to the sender of the message.
Both of these functions prove very useful in very specific cases, but can hardly be confused. The cc function allows e-mails and attachments to be exchanged openly and publicly with each other. a series of interlocutors. It allows you to everyone to know the members of the group and their email addresses and therefore to communicate with them in the "loop", it"s up to you. say in the same conversation, or send them a new message separately.
If one of your interlocutors does not want us to know that they receives this email or even refuses to have their address communicated to them. others, using the cc function will however be difficult. ban and this should be preferred. Under penalty of big trouble sometimes in the event of confusion. We no longer count the e-mail addresses revealed inadvertently in the professional environment through this means.