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Your Boss Is Reading Your Text Messages

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It’s not just Big Brother looking over your shoulder and into your phone records; your boss is reading your text messages, too.

And the bot or software now is scanning your texts to see if you’re sharing company secrets or racy photos on your company mobile phone, as well as checking your email and web traffic.

There’s a rush to create and market text messaging apps for corporate use as texts are now used for closing deals and PR possibilities. As more employers add mobile messaging systems to workers’ phones, the scrutiny of workers’ SMS inbox is likely to increase.

Read more at Quartz.

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