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Father of SMS reflects on 20th anniversary of first text message

In a BBC interview via texting, Matti Makkonen discusses the birth and growth of SMS and how he shouldn't be considered its creator.

By December 3, 2012

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T-Mobile profited from bogus fees for premium messages, FTC says

The charges come a month after T-Mobile unveiled a program to offer refunds to customers hit by premium text messages. T-Mobile calls the charges "unfounded."

By July 1, 2014

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Facebook Messenger adds Big Likes and video messages

The latest Facebook Messenger update lets you "Like" things even more emphatically, as well as recording 15-second video messages right there in the app.

By June 13, 2014

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Messaging app WeChat snags 396M active users

With a jump of more than 40 million monthly active users since the end of 2013, the mobile messaging app's star appears to be on the rise.

By May 14, 2014

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Twitter users can now reset their password via text message

The site also promises to keep an eye out for suspicious log-ins and may ask you for further information to verify your account.

By May 9, 2014

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Samsung ChatOn update deletes messages, Snapchat-style

Samsung ChatOn version 3.5 lets you delete messages even after they've been read, as well as adding new location, language and file-sharing features.

By April 3, 2014

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Auto-forward important mail to your phone as a text message

Set your email app to forward messages from a particular sender to your phone's SMS address automatically.

By March 25, 2014

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How to send a text message via command line in OS X

You can send text messages to anyone using Terminal.

By March 19, 2014

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NSA reportedly collects nearly 200M text messages every day

The NSA is able to extract data including location, contacts, and credit card details from a massive database of global SMS messages, reports The Guardian.

By January 16, 2014

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Texts in decline as WhatsApp and friends set to send 300bn messages

Experts say WhatsApp and the like contributed to the number of text messages sent falling for the first time last year.

By January 13, 2014