Text messages delayed from February were mysteriously sent overnight - The Verge

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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Something strange is happening with text messages in the US right now. Overnight, a multitude of people received…
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13 days ago by nertzy
Syniverse said a single server was at fault: that server failed on February 14th, trapping messages waiting to be sent out; the server was only brought back online on November 7th. When that happened, all of the messages were finally delivered.
sms  valentines 
14 days ago by libbymiller
Yeah this really freaked me and my girlfriend out last night.
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15 days ago by misc
Honestly if this story had been published last week I'd have assumed viral marketing for a spooky thriller
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15 days ago by alexhern
Serious system glitch betrays that carriers are storing your SMS messages for _months_, then resending them spuriously
text  message  privacy  sms  cellphone  badtech  tootme 
15 days ago by nelson
This is terrible--I hope more details come out about why this happened.
tech-culture  mobile 
15 days ago by pb
omg this has already been optioned into a Love, Actually style multiple-converging-plot romcom hasn’t it
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15 days ago by danbri