The 2016 Unroll.Me SPAMMY Awards

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They’re baaaaack! That’s right folks, the Grammys just passed and that means it’s time to award the SPAMMYs to the worst email offenders of 2015!

2015 was a really big year. Sure, as a company, Unroll.Me had a very nice year – we launched the iOS App and saw our user base, blah blah blah - but we weren’t the real winners, our users were. In 2015, Unroll.Me users unsubscribed from over 100 million emails, had four billion (with a B) unwanted emails blocked from their inboxes, and saved over 297 billion (there’s that B word again) seconds by allowing Unroll.Me to manage their inboxes.

The numbers are great but who is sending all these emails? Who should we be avoiding if we want a cleaner inbox? Attached below, for your perusal, is a complete list of 2015’s biggest email culprits.

Want something a little nicer than a list to share with your friends? Head on over to our official awards page and share away!

MOST UNSUBSCRIBED SUBSCRIPTIONS

  • WINNER – StumbleUpon – 43% unsubscribe rate
  • LiveNation – 38% unsubscribe rate
  • GoodReads – 35% unsubscribe rate
  • FourSquare – 35% unsubscribe rate
  • Shop Your Way Rewards – 35% unsubscribe rate
  • Twitter – 35% unsubscribe rate
  • Trulia – 35% unsubscribe rate
  • Pottery Barn – 34% unsubscribe rate
  • Classmates.com – 34% unsubscribe rate
  • Flipboard – 34% unsubscribe rate
  • Change.org – 33% unsubscribe rate
  • TicketMaster – 33% unsubscribe rate
  • Ibotta – 33% unsubscribe rate
  • Pottery Barn Kids – 33% unsubscribe rate
  • iHeart – 32% unsubscribe rate

SENDS MOST EMAILS

  • WINNER – Groupon – 388 emails sent per user
  • LivingSocial – 363 emails sent per user
  • Facebook – 310 emails sent per user
  • Meetup – 199 emails sent per user
  • J. Crew – 175 emails sent per user
  • Twitter – 173 emails sent per user
  • Victoria’s Secret – 160 emails sent per user
  • Linkedin – 157 emails sent per user
  • Gilt – 155 emails sent per user
  • Kohls – 154 emails sent per user
  • Banana Republic – 145 emails sent per user
  • Gap – 139 emails sent per user
  • Old Navy – 137 emails sent per user
  • Bed Bath & Beyond – 135 emails sent per user
  • Target – 120 emails sent on avg per user

MOST POPULAR HOLIDAYS

  • WINNER – Black Friday – average of 32 emails per user
  • Thanksgiving – average of 32 emails per user
  • April Fools – average of 30 emails per user
  • Patriot Day – average of 30 emails per user
  • Veteran’s Day – average of 30 emails per user
  • Earth Day – average of 29 emails per user
  • Good Friday – average of 29 emails per user
  • Cyber Monday – average of 29 emails per user
  • Cinco de Mayo – average of 29 emails per user
  • Valentine’s Day – average of 27 emails per user
  • Halloween – average of 27 emails per user
  • Christmas Eve – average of 26 emails per user
  • Mardi Gras – average of 26 emails per user
  • St. Patrick’s Day – average of 25 emails per user
  • New Year’s Day – average of 24 emails per user

MOST POPULAR SUBSCRIPTIONS

  • WINNER – Amazon – 44% of users are subscribed
  • Facebook – 36% of users are subscribed
  • Twitter – 30% of users are subscribed
  • LinkedIn – 29% of users are subscribed
  • Pinterest – 29% of users are subscribed
  • Instagram – 28% of users are subscribed
  • Youtube – 28% of users are subscribed
  • Uber – 26% of users are subscribed
  • Apple – 24% of users are subscribed
  • Google Plus – 23% of users are subscribed
  • Spotify – 23% of users are subscribed
  • Groupon – 22% of users are subscribed
  • Ebay – 22% of users are subscribed
  • Microsoft – 21% of users are subscribed
  • Medallia – 20% of users are subscribed

See the official awards page

*All data is from the 2015 calendar year.

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Arye

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