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How To Stop Text Message Spam Money Saving Hacks

September 13, 2021


If you can’t discern whether the link you received in a text message is safe or not, you can use this neat strategy to verify it:

Copy the link from the text message by tapping and holding until you see the option Copy
Paste the link into any web browser, but don’t hit Enter or Go Add the sign + to the end of the link so it looks like this:
Hit Enter to go to a preview page for the link

If a Bitly link that you unmasked with this method was reported before, you will be taken to a page with a message This link has been flagged as redirecting to malicious or spam content and the link’s real destination. The users who initially created the link before it got corrupted can see more data including: