It has been more than 3 years since we released the Should I Answer app for Android, which has been protecting you against all kind of spam calls. We have done a lot of work during this period: the app warns every day against 4 000 000 of spam calls, it blocks other 200 000 and saves average time of 63 000 seconds daily! But we didn’t take a break.
Picture this: your 80-year old grandma receives a phone call and then it goes like this: "Hi grandma, it's me! Sorry to bother you, but I have some troubles, please don’t tell mom..." Sounds pretty normal, doesn’t it? Except for one thing: the person who’s calling isn’t you.
Do you live in USA, Australia or somewhere in Europe? There’s a significant chance you've experienced this for yourself: you answer a phone call, but then realize that you aren’t speaking to another human being. How’s that possible? It’s easy: you’ve just been attacked by a robocall.
If you belong to those who are still sticking with a land line, you’re most likely not bothered by calls from telemarketers and don’t have to read further. But your cell phone is different. Have you ever been wondering, why are you receiving so much spam calls? We’ve been as well. And here’s what we’ve found out.
Well, if there is no Xmas then the marketing should invent it. The proof is the number of unsolicited and spam calls appearing more than usually just before Xmas. How to deal with it? There is a few tips how to get rid of them all.