Outlook.com Email and Social Media Privacy

Learn how to prevent content from your social networking accounts from unexpectedly appearing with @buffalo.edu email messages you send.

Screenshot of Outlook.com inbox.

Dr. Doe's Facebook profile photo appears in a student's Outlook.com inbox.

Who Is Affected

If you use your @buffalo.edu email address to log into Facebook or Twitter, customers of the Outlook.com webmail service will see your Facebook or Twitter profile photo when they receive email from you. This may be an undesired result.

Outlook.com provides Web access for the following email domains:  @hotmail.com, @msn.com, @live.com and @outlook.com.

How to Unlink Your @buffalo.edu Email Address

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