Apple Needs to Fix Its Group Texting Abuse Problem

  • Whatsapp
Apple Needs to Fix Its Group Texting Abuse Problem

Read More

If you’re participating in a group text in Messages with devices that use SMS (such as Android phones), you can’t leave the group chat, and that makes iPhone owners vulnerable to abuse and bullying. Apple should fix this immediately—here’s how.

Here’s the core problem: Using their phone, anyone can send a text message to multiple phone numbers at once, creating a texting group. Any time someone replies to that group, the reply is sent out to every single phone number on the list. If anyone in the group uses a non-Apple phone (which is 86% of global smartphone users), the chat falls back to the ancient SMS standard, and there is no way to leave the group by choice.

Read Full Story

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.