Twitter Slapped With Class Action Lawsuit Over Confirmatory SMS Messages

Mobile Marketing Twitter Slapped With Class Action Lawsuit Over Confirmatory SMS MessagesIn a somewhat ridiculous lawsuit recently filed against Twitter, two California residents claim Twitter violated the TCPA and privacy guidelines by sending confirmatory opt-out messages.

Put simply, the two are suing based on the claim that Twitter was wrong to send them a confirmation SMS after they themselves sent the “STOP” command to express the fact they no longer wished to receive messages from Twitter.  The men claim that after they sent the initial “STOP” command that Twitter should have ceased communication altogether, and that is was illegal to receive the simple confirmatory message making sure they truly wanted to opt-out.  This is something nearly all SMS programs do.

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