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antdude
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Spam, Spim, Sping, Splog, Spit, Etc. What is for textings?

Hello.

I was reading »whatis.techtarget.com/reference/ ··· and-Spit and thought it was interesting to see many terms for different type of spams online. Is there a term for text spams? Spext?

Thank you in advance.
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TheJoker
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According to »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_pho ··· ne_spam:

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Mobile phone spam is a form of spamming directed at the text messaging or other mobile phone communications services. It is described as mobile spamming, SMS spam, text spam, m-spam or mspam.
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HELLFIRE
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reply to antdude
said by antdude:

Is there a term for text spams? Spext?

"S**t" and "Annoying S**t" comes to mind.

Regards


Snowy
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reply to TheJoker
said by TheJoker:

According to »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_pho ··· ne_spam:

quote:
Mobile phone spam is a form of spamming directed at the text messaging or other mobile phone communications services. It is described as mobile spamming, SMS spam, text spam, m-spam or mspam.

SMS phishing or smishing also uses SMS technology.
»en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smshing