And, as the SMS application is still the most popular app on every smartphone, users are opting to use texting to conduct various activities such as communication, money transfers and, if respondents of a recent survey have their way, voting.
Last month, this blog talked about the two primary presidential candidates and their programs that allow individuals to donate money to their campaigns via SMS messaging. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are not the only ones who can benefit from
Thankfully, the incident was a hoax and no one was hurt, but many are saying the University should use the incident as a learning experience and adjust its emergency broadcast policies, particularly those concerning text alerts.
That’s why sending promotional text messages is the most effective way to reach a large audience.
Today, as part of the new national strategy for suicide prevention, those at risk are able to sign up for a service that allows communication via text message.
However, due to the decline of phone calls and rise of modern communication techniques such as SMS text messaging, dispatchers are being trained to receive emergency reports via new methods.
As public schools opened in New York City this week, mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new text message service to assist students’ parents.