What does BCC stand for re: emails?

Blind carbon copy

When discussing emails, BCC stands for "blind carbon copy." The BCC field typically appears alongside the To and CC fields while you're composing an email. If you enter a recipient's email address in the BCC field, their address will be hidden when you send the message.

People often use the BCC field when sending an email to a large group of people, who do not need to (or should not) see each other's email addresses. This streamlines the message's To field, and it protects recipients' privacy.


Can you BCC me on that email? I just want to make sure everything looks good
Can do
The BCC field in a Gmail message
The BCC field in a Gmail message

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Updated August 29, 2023

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