Today, we're releasing a new signal for indicating whether someone is trying to use aliased emails to create multiple accounts. Aliasing allows users to use variations of the same email address to sign up for multiple accounts with the same email:
[email protected] and
[email protected] would be two examples of email aliases that lead to the same inbox
[email protected], in case the email provider supports tags. In the case of GMail, which also ignores the period character in the username part, users can use variations like
This signal is a great way to spot multi accounters, spammers, fake accounts or someone trying to mass sign up to your service to take advantage of resources or offerings.
As with the other signals, you can search matching events via the Explore view, or create policies using it