What is a Text Message?
A text message is a short message that can be sent to and from a cellular phone. When someone says text, texting, or SMS, or if you see TXT in print, all of these are referring to text messages.
What Is SMS?
SMS stands for short message service and is also called texting or text messaging. SMS messages or 'texts' are usually sent from one mobile phone to another, but can also be sent from some home phones. It is a quick and convenient way of sending a short message to someone.
What Is MMS?
Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from mobile phones. It extends the core SMS (Short Message Service) capability that allowed exchange of text messages only up to 160 characters in length.
What Is A Short Code? Can I Choose My Own?
A short code is a 5 or 6 digit phone number than can send and receive text messages. At TextMeMan, our short code is 78000, and it works on most carriers in the United States.
With TextMeMan you can't choose your own short code, but you can create keywords based on availablity.
How long can a text message be?
A standard text message is limited to 160 characters. Characters means letters, numbers, spaces, symbols and punctuation. Messages longer than 160 characters will automatically be converted to MMS.
How much is TextMeMan?
$50/mo to use this service. View Pricing
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