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FCC mandates emergency SMS expansion

Texting is often the most-convenient way to communicate with friends or family, to coordinate events with a large group, or to market your business directly to potential customers. But a text message can also...

Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

In 2011 TextMarks was named in a class action lawsuit alleging that an SMS campaign we delivered for one of our customers violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). For legal reasons, we haven’t...

FEMA SMS Program

FEMA uses SMS to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

The following is an official statement by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on using SMS for accessing disaster-related resources. A mobile friendly version of this statement is available here: http://m.fema.gov/text_messages.htm Why FEMA chooses SMS While...

Texting banned while driving in CA

Texting banned while driving in CA

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed into law a measure banning motorists from text messaging and e-mailing while operating a vehicle. “Building on legislation already helping save lives in California, I am happy to sign...