Tag Archives: text

Orange targets youth market with U24

T_Mobile_magenta_5_squares_w_Orange Orange has unveiled a new scheme which it hopes will persuade younger mobile users to join its network. The U24 offer, which stands for Under 24, gives young folks who haven’t.. more
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Texting overtakes talking in the UK

Ofcom Logo Texting is now more prevalent than making phone calls for UK citizens, at least according to the latest data from Ofcom. Indeed, texts are overtaking not just traditional phone calls, but.. more
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Facebook conducting “test” SMS snooping

facebook Facebook accesses text messages on your Android phone. That’s the latest privacy outcry headline from an article in the Sunday Times (via C-Net), which claims the social network is using its.. more
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ICO announces progress in tracking down nuisance SMS

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have announced that there has been “significant progress made in identifying those responsible for sending spam texts.” An investigation into spam SMS has been ongoing since the beginning of this year and the ICO say that their research shows that.. more
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ICO sees large rise in complaints for SMS spam

The Information Commissioner’s Office says that it’s aware of “the growing problem of spam text messages”, in particular with regard to those that sell financial services. Organisations must comply with a set of regulations when sending text messages, and the ICO has seen a large.. more
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Nigerian officials step in to stop phone-kill rumour

A regulatory body in Nigeria has stepped in to reassure people that they can’t be killed by a telephone call after widespread rumours caused panic. It seems that a text message, which quickly went viral, spread throughout the country telling recipients that they would die.. more
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