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Joe enjoys writing about a range of topics. Outside of that, he likes to spend his time socialising with his friends.

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Posted on December 11, 2013

SMS is a promising medium for delivering diet advice, a new study has indicated.    Researchers from the United States came to this conclusion after conducting focus groups with parents of obese children. These groups were delivered a series of advisory text messages over a three-week period to help them alter their child’s diet and…

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Posted on December 10, 2013

More than 10 million Android users will soon have their text messages encrypted by default. The latest update of the Android operating system CyanogenMod will have SMS-encrypting app TextSecure embedded into it. Considering the popularity of CyanogenMod, the move is expected to dramatically increase the proportion of text messages which are free from the prying eyes of third…

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Posted on November 13, 2013

The global market for B2B SMS messaging has been tipped to continue growing. A new report released by Informa Telecoms and Media has suggested that more and more enterprises are taking advantage of the cheap, reliable communication method.  According to, the report forecast an overall decline in global SMS revenue, due mainly to the fact that over-the-top messaging apps…

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Posted on November 11, 2013

New technology will become increasingly crucial for marketers in the new year, it has been claimed. Ellen Valentine, who has worked a chief marketing officer for a number of respected companies, believes that there’s no longer time for marketers to ignore the amazing developments made in their field. In an article for, she urged readers…

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Posted on October 29, 2013

SMS marketing services can be useful in helping people to improve their diet, according to new findings. Researchers from the United States came to this conclusion after undertaking a 12-week study using two samples group of adults trying to lose weight. According to, one group was sent a series of motivational text messages during the study, whilst…

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