Do the Wrong People Have Your Phone Number?

Are you one of those people who get a myriad of text messages each day of the week?

For many individuals, their phones are always receiving messages. Some of those messages prove quite worthwhile. Others, meantime, turn out to be nothing more than a waste of time that typically means spam.

No matter the volume of messages you receive, in some cases, do the wrong people have your phone number? If so, what do you intend to do about that?

From convenience to safety, you don’t want some texting you forever.

That said getting text messages doesn’t always have to leave you hung up with a feeling of frustration.

Why Certain People Shouldn’t Be Texting You

For you to have as much peace of mind as possible, note the following that you do not want texting you on a regular basis:

1. Certain Companies

Many companies have gone from using the mail and even making phone calls to sending out texts. So, wonder how some of them got your number in the first place?

Often, you likely filled something out when you were either online our out somewhere. Whether it was a form to win a prize or some survey, you no doubt put down your best contact information. Before long, your cell phone started going off.

Oftentimes, these texts are nothing more than a nuisance. Other times, yet, they can lead to scammers getting ahold of you. This can be of particular concern to groups such as senior citizens.

To lessen the chances of this happening to you, always be careful about those who get your number. If you have little or zero interest in hearing from a business, best to keep your information to yourself.

2. Certain Individuals

As more people gravitate to online dating, it is not uncommon for phone numbers to change hands. When this happens, it can lead to some uncomfortable times.

You start an online conversation with someone you think you might connect with. In turn, you give them your number so that you can chat on the phone before meeting them in a public venue. Although more times than not giving out a number will not lead to problems, there are occasions it will.

The rule of thumb is always thinking twice before handing someone your cell phone number. He or she may seem like a nice person upfront, but they could turn out to be a nightmare over time.

Keeping your phone number between you and only your best family and friends is the way to go about things.

Yes, there will be times when you give it out, some of which will be:

· Medical reasons

· Buying a product or service and having it shipped to you

· Travel purposes

Taking a cautious approach to revealing your number will lead to fewer headaches.

While most people love texting, getting many texts can leave one frustrated and even fearful.

So, where do you draw the line on unwarranted texts?