With the growing reports of Internet email dropping, wherein emails are lost amount heavy web traffic or either lost by the receiver. Streak has reportedly developed a free of cost browser extension for Google Chrome for senders to track their emails.
The Chrome extension can be used with the Gmail account, and the email senders are notified, as and when, their emails are read. As per a Mashable report, a San Francisco-based start-up, Streak further clarifies to the user, where the email was open by putting the email on a map and providing a real-time location updates about the recipients.
The extension, apparently, comes as a major threat in regard to the NSA leaks, as Streak is helpful in tracking important emails sent at crucial hours. It features an eye-icon on an email that will successfully turn green when the email is opened / read.
The recipient need not have Streak extension installed for the email sender to be notified that their email was read. However, the sent email will not notify the recipient that their email is being tracked.
Streak has been designed for customer relationship management, and has tools for sales, support, hiring, scheduling emails and sharing emails company-wide. It works with Gmail in the Safari browser as well, and also with Google Apps accounts for businesses.
Source: EFY Times