Friday, January 18, 2013

72% of Adults Have Received Text Message Spam

Interesting news regarding text message spamming via
 Cloudmark came out with an interesting study focusing on mobile spam in the U.S. that shows just how many adults have been plagued by SMS spam. According to their infograph, 72% of adults in the U.S. who use text messaging have received an unsolicited text message. 62% of those messages were received within the last 12 months. Some other key findings:  
3/4 of adults use their mobile phone to send and receive text messages 
14% of adults who receive text message spam have clicked the link within the message 
19% have called a number within a spam text message Younger adults are more susceptible to Spam

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