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Submitted by Mark484 918d ago | opinion piece

Is Paying to Message Strangers a New Texting Business?

The New York Times-Cellphone carriers are making less money from text messages thanks to free messaging services offered by Facebook, Apple and other tech companies. (Facebook, Web)

Mark484  +   919d ago
According to me its completely a Business and a clever step to make more and more profit.
Crazyglues  +   918d ago
It's interesting, it is indeed a new Business because it opens the possibilities to so many things..

For one it makes your text message really important, because the recipient has to think what is so important this person felt the need to pay a dollar to send me this message.. - Kind of adds your text message to the top of the list.

(Also since your only allowed to do 20 it kind of eliminates spam to about 90% because a spammer would never deal with a restriction number that is so low.. would not be worth their time)

At first you probably think, nah this service is a bust, but when you think about it, there are a lot of people willing to pay and therefore a lot of people who would use this..
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Mark484  +   918d ago
Hey If you girlfriend remove you from her friendlist .Then to do her a message $1 will be the cost man....LOLZ
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