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Apple has figured out how to make embarrassing misdirected texts go away

15
May
2014

One of the problems with Apple’s popular iMessage instant messaging/SMS system – other than being almost impossible to ditch in some cases – is the fact that users who text a lot with many other people using it may often send misdirected, and sometimes embarrassing, messages to other users or groups than they’d intended. Apple is apparently aware this may be a problem to some users, and has figured out a way to make it go away, AppleInsider reports. A patent awarded on Thursday to the company – titled “Generation of a user interface based on contacts,” – describes a simple way Apple can fix this issue. The company could include a photo of the contact involved in the chat in

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