Apple launched iMessage in 2011 as a cross-platform messaging service for iOS and Mac users, and since then the service has grown quite a bit. It’s seeing plenty of improvements in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, in fact. But the service hasn’t always been rainbows and butterflies for everyone.
A new report claims that iMessage accounts for more than 30% of all spam messages on mobile devices, based on research conducted by Tom Landesman of security and anti-spam company Cloudmark. The messaging platform is increasingly becoming a target for spammers to advertise their counterfeit luxury goods or other junk messages front-and-center on both mobile and the desktop.Â
Of late, an iMessage bug has beenÂ brought to light that preventsÂ iPhone users who’ve switched to Android or other platforms from receiving text messages from other iPhone users.
Here’s How to fix the iMessage bug if you’re not getting text messages after switching from an iPhone
If you’ve switched from an iPhone to an Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, and are not getting text messages from your friends who areÂ using an iPhone, then you’re not alone.
Apple has acknowledgedÂ that an iMessage bug is affecting some users, and plans toÂ provide a fix for the issue in a future iOS software update.
Apple has acknowledged theÂ iMessage issue that is affecting users who switch from the iPhone, in a statement to Re/code.
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Now that the in-flight use of devices is becoming the de facto standard, Southwest Airlines is looking to capitalize on this change by offering its passengers access to iMessaging for a nominal fee.
Yesterday, evad3rs team member pod2g, aka Cyril Cattiaux, gave a presentation on how Apple, if it wanted to, could intercept the iMessages you send to your friends or family. Apple today refuted pod2g’s claims, saying that the “theoretical” flaws described in his presentation would require a complete re-engineering of the iMessage system.