Don’t buy BLU phones

  • @XpeeN
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    52 years ago

    How the fuck it’s even legal??

    • SubversivoB
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      52 years ago

      Ask Facebook, who read SMS and sent it to Facebook servers for years and was discovered only because they made the mistake to include the SMS on takeout data.

      • @XpeeN
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        32 years ago

        That’s fucked up. At least no one uses SMS anymore lol. Honestly I think we should use apps only when nessesary, and just use websites instead. They’re all mobile compatible anyway

          • @XpeeN
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            22 years ago

            That’s so dumb, at least WhatsApp is e2ee. Using SMS these days is just asking for trouble lol

          • d-RLY?
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            22 years ago

            SMS is a fallback for iMessage. If two iPhone users send messages via iMessage, it is done through that service’s message type. But if they get or send messages to a non-iPhone user, it falls back on SMS. Which is why they have the blue (iMessage) and green (SMS) bubbles. So it is mostly about it just being a universal format if all you know is someone’s phone number. Which is why a lot of other message apps will also do both. Though I think we will see fewer SMS used as people are getting used to having their contacts auto-added to one or more of the chat apps (assuming they don’t opt-out of that feature). But I also think SMS is too universal to just completely go away all together. As it is the easiest way to send out an emergency alert or something else like that in a way that all carriers can 100% use.