People Puzzled by Mysterious Texts from the Past, And No One Can Say Why

A mysterious wave of missives swept America’s phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.

  • Published 7 November 2019

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If you woke up Thursday to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren’t alone. A mysterious wave of missives swept America’s phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex. Friends who hadn’t talked to each other in months were jolted into chatting. Others briefly panicked. The best explanation seems to be that old texts sent in the spring suddenly went through. Two people said they figured… Read at AP News