Spam phone calls are righteously one of the most annoying and time-consuming things ever created. If you are sick and tired of the endless spam calls, here is what you can do to avoid them:Do Not Call Lists
If you have not already done this, then you need to register your phone, and your landline numbers with FTC’s Do Not Call Registry. You will have to go onto to their website and verify your registration, add your information and finalize the verification of your number. Once you are done with this, you can easily report unwanted phone calls. This agency will not act on your complaints specifically, but it will suggest for you the steps that you can take to block of [...]
T-Mobile on Thursday launched its new “Caller Verified” features, which is designed to offer it’s users better protection from spammers and scammers.
There are alarming statistics out there about the extent of the spam and scam call problem in the US, with some estimates putting it as high as 50% of all US mobile traffic this year being a scam of some kind. No wonder people are answering the phone less often and using other communication methods, like texting.
The problem is also compounded by the fact that many existing protection apps blacklist known scam numbers, but are helpless when it comes to that other problem you’ve no doubt seen — where a local number gets “spoofed,” with scammers making it seem like a genuine local number is calling you in the hopes that you’ll answer, whereas you [...]
The Un-Carrier has blocked more than 1 billion scam calls in 18 months.
Few things are as irritating as spam calls, and today, T-Mobile announced that it’s taking a couple steps forward in helping make sure you have to deal with them as infrequently as possible.