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read receipt

A response from an email recipient that indicates the message was opened. The read receipt has to be requested by the sender, and the recipient may or may not comply. Although it is called a "read" receipt," there is no guarantee the person actually read any of the text. The message could have been opened and immediately trashed. Email client programs such as Outlook and Eudora support read receipt requests and responses, while Web-based email does not. For automatic read receipts, see email tracker.
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We keep track of your sent emails and send you an Email Return Receipt or Email Read Receipt in the form of an Email Read Notification as soon as your sent email gets opened, whenever the mail is opened we will tell you exactly at what time, location, date, operating system, Web browser name.
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The functionality would also read notifications aloud.
BBM 7.0.1 allows users to send messages with a 2,000 character text limit with read notifications, media files up to 6 MB, video calls and sharing of BlackBerry pins via QR code.