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Verifying customer consent is more important than ever

February 6, 2013

Companies that send SMS messages need verification that their receivers have opted-in to receive messages. The age of smartphones has begun. People today are even more attached to their phones than ever before. And the fear of companies breaking into the personal mobile bubble is on the rise. For the past four years, customers have […]

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Missing children text messages

January 16, 2013

Are missing children text alerts helpful or intrusive? Amber Alert text messages were sent to southern Florida residents early Monday morning. Denise Hernandez, a 2-year-old South Florida resident, went missing from her home. The Collier County immediately notified the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The text message was sent to thousands of phones […]

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The King of Messaging

October 5, 2012

WhatsApp and other messaging services may be gaining a momentum. But independent research company, Portio Research, believes SMS text messages are still popular and will be for some time.  Portio Research disagrees with popular opinion that SMS is slowly phasing out in favor of OTT. According to Portio, not only is SMS not dead, it’s growing […]

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Band-Aids Inspired by Text Messages

August 22, 2012

Over the years there have been numerous Band-Aid designs, such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle or Batman, that help little kids remember to cover small arm and knee scrapes. Today we found a new design by TXTpressions that use common text message expressions and function as arm art. Bringing the popularity of text messages into an […]

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“Oops” Messages – 4 social bloopers that will make you smile

July 6, 2012

We’ve all sent out text messages, Facebook messages or Tweets that might’ve been a little… out of place. Come on, you know you’ve sent an awkward message or two. So, in recognition of social blunders, we scavenged the Internet and picked out a few of our favorite “oops” messages. Which one is your favorite? Let […]

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