Using a mobile phone to repeatedly send unsolicited text messages to another person. The text messages may be a form of sexual harassment, abuse or bullying via text. Victims of textual harassment can request their cellphone provider to block texts (and calls) coming from a specific number, but with the capability to text from computer, the perpetrator could still send harassing text messages to the victim’s mobile phone.
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free weekly newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.
- Check out eWeek's new Research Center, a central and comprehensive library of whitepapers, eBooks, eseminars, webcasts, and more from top industry brands and independent tech journalists »
- Watch Datamation's editor James Maguire moderate roundtable discussions with tech experts from companies such as Accenture, Dell, Blue Jeans Network, Microsoft and more »