Truecaller Takes Aim at Mobile Spam and Anonymous Messages with Global Rollout of SMS Replacement App Truemessenger
Powered by 150 million Member Community, Truemessenger Lets You Magically Put a Name to a Number While Blocking and Filtering Out SMS Spam from Your Inbox
Truecaller today announced the global availability of its Truemessenger app, which aims to change the way you communicate by making your SMS experience smarter and more social. Available now for free on Google Play, Truemessenger is an SMS replacement app that magically puts a name to any number. It helps you filter and block spam by tapping into vibrant community of more than 150 million members who help protect one another from annoying intrusions.
To download Truemessenger for free, go to: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.truecaller.messenger&hl=en.
Truemessenger makes SMS safer by adding social context to your conversations. The app is integrated with Truecaller and its network of more than 1.7 billion numbers from across the globe. It pulls information from social networks and automatically assigns photos, nicknames, and other contact information to incoming texts. Truemessenger even enables you to assign your own spam rules, just like you can with email. SMS spam is then either filtered out of your inbox or blocked altogether, so your inbox is kept clean, and you’re never left guessing who might be trying to reach you.
Truecaller Takes Aim at Mobile Spam
Globally, spam accounts for 15% of all SMS messages sent, which represents 1.2 trillion spam messages each year.In the U.S. market, despite the growth of other categories, SMS is still the most-used app todaymaking it a prime target for telemarketers and fraudsters. These come in the form of free gift card offers, marketing promotions and phishing scams, and often lead to more serious misuses of personal information and identity theft. Truemessenger attacks this problem head-on. Now, you can take advantage of an organized inbox where you can alwaysput a name to a number, and seamlessly block and filter spam SMS messages, which eliminates the possibilities of you becoming a victim.
With Truemessenger you have:
- The ability to put a name to a number, even for contacts outside your phonebook
- The resources to detect, block, and report spam alongside other Truecaller members tobuild a smarter community
- The option to avoid messages from unwanted numbers and contacts
- A clean Inbox where spam messages are magically sent to a separate folder
- The ability to add advanced filtering options by creating customized filters with knownspam keywords or number series (area codes or country codes)
“We are in the middle of the Wild West in terms of spam messages we receive on our mobile phone, and despite the evolution of services in other areas, little has been done to curb the number of spam messages we receive on a daily basis,” said Alan Mamedi, CEO & co-founder of Truecaller. “With Truemessenger’s global rollout, we’re bringing you the combined power of our global community with information from your own personal networks so you’ll never again have to worry about anonymous numbers.”Truemessenger is available now for free on Android, and is complementary to the Truecaller and Truedialer apps. Truedialer is available for free on Android and Windows Phone, and Truecaller can be downloaded for free on popular platforms including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Tizen and Nokia feature phones.
Truemessenger media kit:
Truemessenger YouTubelink: https://youtu.be/t751bGbY6f0
About Truecaller: Truecaller is a leading search technology company that is transforming the phonebook with a set of intelligent and useful services. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Truecaller was founded in 2009 by Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam, and is available on all Internet-enabled devices and on the web. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Atomico and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. For more information visit www.truecaller.com
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