Slashgear: Google Voice voicemail transcript forwarding shut down due to spam abuse

Slashgear: Google Voice voicemail transcript forwarding shut down due to spam abuse. “In an email sent to Google Voice users, the tech giant announced that Google Voice’s SMS voicemail transcription forwarding will be shutting down. It was pretty clear for the reason for the rather abrupt change: spam robocalls.”

Digital Trends: LinkedIn lets you send voice messages that probably no one will listen to

Digital Trends: LinkedIn lets you send voice messages that probably no one will listen to. “If sending out an unprompted LinkedIn message to a connection you barely know isn’t awkward enough, don’t worry — there’s more where that came from. The job-focused social network has now made it possible for users to send voice messages to connections, effectively the 21st-century answer to the cold call. Really, it’s just getting harder and harder to avoid people these days.”