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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carlangasreload

Duolingo survey its true o spam?

Hi Friends, today i received an email about survey in duolingo with a gif card to $25, but this email is very stranger for that reason i posted this message.

"You're invited to help improve Duolingo!

At Duolingo, we’re always looking for ways to improve the experience of people learning languages. Sharing your thoughts about Duolingo and language learning helps us create a better product for you and for other language learners around the world. Please help us by completing this short survey about your experience.

The survey should only take a few minutes. At the end of the survey, you will have an opportunity to win one of several $25 Amazon gift cards. The gift cards will be distributed by email within one week of completing the survey.

Take the Survey

Clicking “Take the Survey” will direct you to Qualtrics, the survey website. All information you share will be treated in accordance with the Duolingo Privacy Policy.

We look forward to learning more about your experience with Duolingo!

Thank you,

Duolingo User Experience Research Team"

November 5, 2018

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

Make sure in the e-mail OPTIONS field that you can verify the sender / server (MTA) where you received the e-mail from and not from a spammer.

Also make sure that you do not provide any username and password data when you click a link in an e-mail.
It could redirect you to another domain!

Too many people have been hacked on Memrise and Duolingo!

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carlangasreload

Thanks my friend

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katycatz

Hello all! Just to clarify, this is a REAL opportunity to take a survey and help our research team. Thank you!

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

Thank you for verifying KatyCatz! :)

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katycatz

Sure thing! We should have warned sooner but I am also glad that we have people on the lookout. It's good not to trust all links and posts you find online. Thanks to those that wanted verification!

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

Duolingo was running a survey that included an Amazon gift card. It's not something to do with what I do. So, I don't know if it is still happening or not.

What is the email address it arrived from? (I might recognize that, at least.)

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carlangasreload

The email sender was: Lowell from Duolingo

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

Lowell from Duolingo is the name. Do you see an email address?

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carlangasreload

duolingo@qemailserver.com

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jrikhal

Clicking “Take the Survey” will direct you to Qualtrics

and

duolingo@qemailserver.com

Are coherent: it seems to come from this website specialized in making survey: https://www.qualtrics.com/support/survey-platform/distributions-module/email-distribution/avoid-being-marked-as-spam/

Not claiming it's legit, just that it has a chance to be.


EDIT:

Duolingo User Experience Research Team

and

The email sender was: Lowell from Duolingo

A google search of Duolingo User Experience Research Team lowell returns as first result the linkedin.com profile of a Lowell that works at Duo as "Senior UX Researcher at Duolingo | Accessibility Advocate".
Again coherent.

But, again, not claiming it's legit, just that it seems to be.

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

I don't recognize that. So, I'm going to ask staff about it.

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carlangasreload

Thanks my friend

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertColumbia

I didn't receive one of these emails - have I been excluded from the survey population for some reason?

November 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sharon275517

I didn’t receive it either. I assume Duolingo is surveying only a sample of their users.

November 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heike333145

Thanks for asking this question! I was wondering the same things, and couldn't figure out the email / website addresses when hovering over them.

But KatyCat's confirmation reassures me: I'm going to take the amazon gift card! ;-)

November 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sebecraft

I'd do a survey for DuoLingo Plus subscription time XD

November 7, 2018
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