Fed up with robocalls? You’re going to hate what comes next: Deepfakes

November 16, 2018

Robocalls are already unbearable. Deepfakes will make them undetectable. What information can you trust these days? “Alternative facts” blur reality. Social media bots spread misinformation. And you can’t even believe your own Caller ID anymore. What comes next, though, may eclipse these problems. They’re called deepfakes; audio and video generated by computers that are so…

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Can I sue a telemarketer? Read this before you file a robocall lawsuit

October 18, 2018

How can I put telemarketers in their place? If you’re asking yourself this question right now, chances are you’re waaaay past “robocalls are really annoying.” We get that. Robocalls and telemarketing calls reached an unbearable level a long time ago. In September 2018 alone, Americans received 5.26 billion of these automated calls. That’s roughly 20…

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Spam Call Blocker Apps: How to Stop Those %^$! Spam Calls

October 12, 2018

Are you desperately searching for a solution to stop the endless flood of spam calls on your smartphone? If so, you are not alone. The average American received 20 spam calls each month! Spam call blocker apps are the most effective solution to fight annoying spam calls. And, they are trusted as the #1 spam…

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Midterm Elections 2018: The Age of the Political Mass-Text is Here

October 5, 2018

Political text messages are the newest (and most annoying) way campaigns are reaching voters 2018 midterm elections are in full swing, but there’s one stat you won’t find on Fox News or CNN… Candidates and their supporters are sending political text messages in droves. Maybe you’ve already gotten on of them. My first political text….

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5 New Phone Scams Spreading Across the U.S. in 2018

August 31, 2018

Phone scams are on the rise. Anyone who has picked up their phone lately knows there are more spam calls than ever before. Right now, phone scammers are making thousands of calls, luring unsuspecting victims into handing over their valuable info. With nearly 95% of the U.S. owning a cell phone, phone scammers treat Americans…

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Veterans Charity Phone Scams: Taking Advantage of Your Generosity

July 26, 2018

 Has a veteran charity scam called you? Typically, any phone scam that tries to steal money from innocent people is terrible. But the rash of scams posing as charities for veterans is especially detestable. These scams prey on people’s generosity by tricking them into thinking their money, cars, boats, and other donations will go…

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Rep. Frank Pallone Jr’s Anti-Robocall Legislation Event to be Held at RoboKiller’s Headquarters

June 19, 2018

Congressman Frank Pallone Jr’s Anti-Robocall Legislation Event to be Held at RoboKiller’s Robocall Revenge Headquarters. SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. — Continuing his fight against the scourge of robocalls, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. D-NJ, will hold an Anti-Robocall Legislation press event at the headquarters of RoboKiller, the award-winning app that gets even with robocalls by answering the…

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U.S. House Representative Wants Revenge on Robocallers

May 4, 2018

“I am going to be in the ‘get-even mode’ here real soon with these spammers.” That “get-even” desire is one many of the 292 million U.S. cell phone owners share, including Congressional Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR). Last week, our Chief Product Officer, Ethan Garr, testified as a witness during the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s…

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Answer Bot of the Week: His Voice Drives Telemarketers Crazy

April 19, 2018

Robocall revenge isn’t just about wasting a spammer’s time. It’s also about driving them crazy! In this week’s top Answer Bot, an aspiring singer’s dreams clash with a telemarketer’s patience. Robocall revenge is served! Get your Answer Bot recording featured here by tapping Share on RoboRadio on a recent 🚫 BLOCKED & RECORDED CALL in…

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Answer Bot of the Week: The Classic “Microsoft” Scam

April 5, 2018

There are some robocall scams we see time and time again: Fake IRS agents, cardholder services, and bogus health insurance. Another common one? The “Microsoft Support” scam. This week’s top Answer Bot features a sham support rep and a suspiciously vague computer problem. Enjoy the sweet robocall revenge! Get your Answer Bot recording featured here…

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Answer Bot of the Week: Hit the Shark in the Nose

March 29, 2018

Fooling spam callers nearly every time is just one part of what makes Answer Bots great. “I thought this was a voicemail for a minute, like one of those trick voicemails.” That’s what the telemarketer said before talking with an Answer Bot for almost nine more minutes. This week’s top Answer Bot features advice for…

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Answer Bot of the Week: Too Good Not to Share

March 22, 2018

Hilarious, entertaining, and just the right amount of vengeful. Answer Bot recordings are too good not to share. Each week we’re bringing you another Answer Bot recording from a real RoboKiller user. This week’s Answer Bot features a chill history lesson with a telemarketer. Enjoy! Get your Answer Bot recording featured here by tapping Share…

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Robocalls Interfered With His Startup, Until He Got Revenge

March 13, 2018

Smartphone Users Are Finally Fighting Back Against Robocalls Miss an important phone call or answer a robocall? This is the choice most Americans face when their phone rings. But there’s a third option smartphone users are turning to: getting revenge. That’s the choice Noel Rabinowitz made. Noel is building a startup of high end, portable…

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Share Your Answer Bot and the Joy of Robo Revenge

March 8, 2018

Show your friends how good it feels to get revenge on the spammers. When you share the hilarious recordings between your Answer Bots and spammers, you become a RoboKiller! How do you share your Answer Bot recordings? Whenever you see “🚫 BLOCKED & RECORDED CALL” you have an Answer Bot recording. Simply open that call…

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RoboKiller is Now Available on Android

February 28, 2018

Android users can now download RoboKiller in the Google Play Store. We’re excited to announce that Android users can now get the best robocall blocking app to stop the onslaught of harassing calls and get revenge on spammers. Our goal has always been to protect every smartphone user from robocalls that annoy and scam innocent…

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Answer Bots on ABC World News Tonight

February 28, 2018

It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the FTC in 2017. A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made against robocalls and telemarketers. Despite this, the robocall epidemic is getting worse. Some groups estimate 2.9 billion robocalls are made each month, while our research suggests even more – an astounding…

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The Most Satisfying Robocall Revenge is the One that Makes You Laugh

January 26, 2018

Get ready for the understatement of the year: robocalls are really annoying. Whether you call it a robocall, spam call, or scam call, they’re all the same… unwanted. Each time one of these rings your phone, it’s like a deposit is made into an invisible “anger jar.” For many people, it doesn’t take long before…

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What Happens When There Are 1 Million RoboKillers

January 12, 2018

Someday in the future, sitting around a holographic fireplace or commuting in a flying Uber, someone will ask, “Remember when we used to get those calls that tried to trick us into giving them money?” That’s what we long to hear. But that’s not today. That future is still far, far away. There’s no mistaking…

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Spammed by a Local Call? Here’s How to Stop Neighbor Spoofing

December 27, 2017

Neighbor spoofing is spam callers’ newest trick. Here is how you can beat them at their own game. As apps like RoboKiller get better and better at blocking unwanted spam, telemarketing, and robocalls, it only makes sense that the bad guys would get more sophisticated. They’re trying to separate you from your hard-earned dollars.  Neighbor…

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Spam Texts 101: The Complete Guide to Stop Text Spam

December 6, 2017

Received a Spam Text? Here’s What You Need to Know To Stop Them. Spam texts. The newest enemy in the growing fight against unwanted phone spam. If you have felt as though spam texts are on the rise, you are not mistaken. Each year, nearly 4.5 billion unwanted spam texts flood mobile phone numbers in…

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Why Do I Receive Robocalls? The Answer Might Surprise You

November 30, 2017

Why Do I Receive Robocalls? The Answer Might Surprise You 4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 spam calls for every person. Statistically speaking, it is very likely you have received a robocall on your smartphone.  If so, you have probably wondered, “Why do I receive robocalls? What can I do about them?”…

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Stop Spam Texts: Introducing SMS Filtering with RoboKiller

November 20, 2017

Huge News! RoboKiller Now Blocks Unwanted Spam Texts Though the fight against spam calls is still very much at large, a new enemy has emerged: spam texts. Each year, nearly 4.5 billion unwanted spam texts flood mobile phone numbers in the United States. Though text spam used to be an occasional annoyance, new technology has made…

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How to Create a Custom RoboKiller Answer Bot (and WIN!)

November 14, 2017

How to Create a Custom RoboKiller Answer Bot (and WIN!) Hey Robokiller users! Not too long ago, we launched a new feature that lets you create Answer Bots of your own. Beginning with version 3.2, all RoboKiller users can now personalize your revenge on all the annoying, harassing, and downright dangerous spammers trying to waste…

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Spam Calls 101: Important Facts Everyone With a Phone Should Know

November 2, 2017

Spam Calls 101: Important Facts Everyone With a Phone Should Know 4.5 billion spam calls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 spam calls for every person. It’s not hard to understand why spam calls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017. A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made…

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RoboKiller and Your Verizon Voicemail

November 1, 2017

Important Information about RoboKiller & Your Verizon Voicemail UPDATE: We have great news for all of our Verizon customers! We have been able to resolve the issue with Verizon Voicemail. What this means for you: we will immediately begin moving all Verizon RoboKiller customers back to their usual Verizon voicemail, which will work just like it…

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Robocalls 101: What Are They and How Can I Stop Them?

October 30, 2017

Robocalls 101: The Complete Guide to Fighting Back Against Spam Calls 4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person. It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017.  A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made against robocallers and…

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How to Stop Robocalls on iPhone: The Definitive Guide

October 26, 2017

Do you know how to stop robocalls on your iPhone? 4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person! It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017. A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made against robocallers and telemarketers….

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How to Stop Robocalls on Your Cell Phone

October 19, 2017

Why you need to know how to stop robocalls on your cell phone. It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017.  A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made against robocallers and telemarketers. Despite this, the robocall epidemic is getting worse. 4.5 billion robocalls were made…

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The Equifax Scam: Phone Spammers Are Eager to Steal from Compromised Victims

September 15, 2017

Consumers beware: this phone scam is Equifax’s newest security problem. Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies in the United States, informed the public late last week of its widespread data breach affecting 143 million consumers nationwide. If you have a credit report there is a good chance that you’re not only at risk…

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The Quick Guide to Using the Law to Stop Robocalls

September 14, 2017

Stop Robocalls: The Law is Limited but You Are Not Receiving unwanted robocalls from “cardholder services”, “sweepstakes winners”, or even the “IRS”? You’re not alone. 4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person! It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission…

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Hurricane Harvey Scam: Robocalls are the Aftershock of Disastrous Flooding

September 1, 2017

The Hurricane Harvey Scam is considered to be the aftershock of the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. Amid stories of bravery and compassion, a wave of phone scammers have begun flooding Harvey survivors’ mobile and landline phone lines, attempting to rob them of anything they have left to their name. These robocallers, posing as insurance…

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How to Stop Unwanted Calls

August 29, 2017

How do you stop unwanted calls? It’s probably your first thought if you’ve ever received a nuisance call from someone you didn’t want to hear from. And if you don’t immediately wonder how to stop them, you are definitely plotting ways to get revenge on whoever interrupted your busy day. All types of unwanted calls have one thing…

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Win a Free Cruise? Here’s Why It’s Far Too Good to be True

August 22, 2017

The thought of winning a free cruise is exhilarating. Imagine a travel agent calling you up in the middle of the day to inform you you’ve won a cruise line sweepstakes you didn’t even know you entered. All you need to do is enter your credit card information and social security number to reserve your…

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Phone Scams: Don’t Pick Up the Phone Until You Read This

August 9, 2017

If you’re feeling as though the amount of phone scams you’re receiving is on the rise, well, you are right.   4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person! It’s not hard to understand why scam calls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017.  A…

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How to Report Spam Calls: The Definitive Guide

July 26, 2017

Once you’ve realized you’ve been targeted by a spam caller, do you know what you need to do to prevent it from happening a second time? Learning how to report spam calls are just one of the highly recommended solutions designed to reduce the risk of continuous spam threats. Although reporting these scams cannot put an…

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Introducing Answer Bots: The Solution to (Really) Stop Unwanted Calls

July 20, 2017

Imagine an alternate universe where instead of spam callers wasting your time, you waste theirs. A world where spam callers, arrogant debt collectors, and annoying robocallers spend countless hours talking to pre-recorded messages, and not talking to you. Picture their embarrassment when they realize they’ve mistakenly been talking to a robot for five minutes, missing…

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How to Register for The Do Not Call List: A Step-By-Step Guide

July 15, 2017

Looking to register on the Do Not Call List to stop spam calls?  Here’s how. The National Do Not Call Registry is a do not call list that legitimate companies are required to honor. If you add your phone numbers to the list you will stop legitimate telemarketers from calling your submitted numbers.   This guide…

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How to Stop Debt Collection Robocalls, For Good.

July 6, 2017

Here’s How to Stop Harassment from Debt Collection Robocalls, For Good. If you have ever received a call from a debt collector, you understand just how unpleasant the experience can be. Debt collectors don’t care about you or your situation. They don’t care if the debt is in error, or if you fell on hard…

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The 5 Stages Everyone Goes Through When Receiving a Spam Call

June 19, 2017

Waiting by your phone for an important call – we’ve all been there. Whether you’re anxiously awaiting a job offer, curious if your date from last weekend will call you back, or need to know if the offer on your dream home was accepted, receiving phone calls are a necessary form of communication in daily…

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Live Like a Rock Star with RoboKiller

June 13, 2017

You might have recently caught this article about how rock star Ed Sheeran got rid of his phone, mostly because he was getting annoying calls that weren’t adding any value to his life. While it might be nice for Ed Sheeran to ditch his phone, unless you’re a rock star and have a bunch of…

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How To Identify A Scam Call: The Conclusive Guide

June 1, 2017

How To Identify A Scam Call: The Conclusive Guide Although it may sound like a thing of the past, phone scams are still a major problem. In June 2018, 4.5 billion robocalls were made to mobile and landline phones in the United States. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person! It’s not hard to understand why…

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Understanding Simple Economics Can Stop Spam Calls for Good

April 10, 2017

Telemarketers and scammers don’t call to annoy you. Don’t get me wrong, they annoy the heck out of you, but that is not why they call. They call because it makes them money (actually, it makes them a whole lot of money). By understanding how economics can stop spam calls, you will learn why this is only…

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Download a Robocall Blocker App

March 19, 2017

Downloading a Robocall Blocker App is the Best Way to Stop Robocalls. Here’s Why.  If you have a robocall problem, you’ve likely looked into a robocall blocker app as a solution. Robocalls, whether they are legal or illegal, are difficult to stop. That’s why a robocall blocker app can provide real value in many ways….

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Don’t Expect Fewer Spam Calls from the Do Not Call Registry

March 10, 2017

Don’t Expect Fewer Spam Calls from the Do Not Call Registry 4.5 billion robocalls were made in June 2018. That’s nearly 18 robocalls for every person. It’s not hard to understand why robocalls were the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017. A grand total 7,157,370 complaints were made against robocallers and…

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