People puzzled by peculiar texts, and no one can say why

Ruben Fields
November 8, 2019

Thousands of people across the USA were left confused late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after they received text messages that were sent to them months back.

Smartphone users woke up on Thursday to the unexplained texts that appeared to be sent from relatives, coworkers, and exes.

The messages show up to have initially been sent on February 14, Valentine's Working day, but ended up obtained more than eight months later on with Wednesday's time stamp.

"During an internal maintenance cycle last night, 168,149 previously undelivered text messages were inadvertently sent to multiple mobile operators' subscribers", Syniverse said of the text messaging event. "We apologize for any confusion this may have brought about", a Sprint spokesperson instructed CNET.

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Global Affairs Canada said Thursday it did not have any reports of Canadian citizens being affected by the incident. Our sincerest sympathies go out to the families and colleagues of the victims", he said in a statement Thursday.

The late text messages are influencing smartphones across various key carriers, but the businesses say there's an rationalization and you have not been hacked. According to The Verge, the people who received the texts never received them in the first place, and the people who sent them didn't know they weren't received. Delayed messages have been despatched from and obtained by each iPhones and Android telephones, and the messages appear to have been despatched and obtained throughout all main carriers within the US.

Social media users reported waking up to unusual text messages Thursday morning that seemed out of context. A spokesperson said T-Mobile was aware of the issue and it has since been resolved. She produced this actually sweet video of us for Valentines Working day.

So at two: 30am, my cellphone resolved to deliver a textual content to my ex-girlfriend....from nine months back. T-Cellular advised the information site that it occurred since of a "third-social gathering vendor problem". Very seriously, her not getting that message ruined our Valentine's. Verizon and AT&T haven't issued any statement so far. Apple and Google also did not immediately respond.

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