You’re not imagining it: Robocalls are on the rise


October 10, 2018

If you have, well, a phone number, you’ve probably received a robocall before. It was likely one of those annoying calls from an unknown number featuring a computer voice badgering you about some stupid service you supposedly need to buy. If you’ve been noticing more and more of these correspondences, you’re not alone.

Data backs this up too. According to the voicemail and call-blocking services company YouMail, the volume of robocalls increased 50% from February to July, reports NBC News

 
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