New Service Allows Text Message Spam Reporting

texting 150x150 New Service Allows Text Message Spam ReportingHave you received spam in your text message inbox lately? There’s a new service that will help you report the unwanted spam, reports CNNTech.

All of the major wireless carriers have teamed up to create a centralized spam-reporting service supported by GSMA, a global assocation of wireless companies. The database collects spam information from all participating carriers in order to identify the source and take action.

Reporting text message spam is easy. Simply forward the text to “SPAM” (7726). The wireless carrier will then send you a text asking for the phone number from which the original spam text was sent.

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