An Open Letter To People with Read Receipts
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An Open Letter To People with Read Receipts

There are two types of people in this world: read receipt users and sane people

An Open Letter To People with Read Receipts

I believe that the read receipt feature was the biggest mistake that apple has made. This feature has given all of the passionately passive people in this world the chance to display their love of mind games through I-Message. The purpose of read receipts is unbeknownst to me, so maybe someone can enlighten me.

Are you just oblivious and not notice that you have your read receipts on? I think not. The only acceptable people to use this feature are parents and the president. If you are not in these categories I strongly suggest going to your message settings and disabling this feature.

Maybe it’s that you just do not give a flying French fry about other people’s mental and emotional well-being? Having your read receipts on is basically dismissing the other person and showing them that you have no interest in them or the conversation. At least spare them the emotional stress and respond with at least a “K.” Either way, you’re an evil person and we all know it.

Having read receipts on is just plain old rude. What satisfaction do you get from showing someone you blatantly ignored them? Lets just do everyone a favor and ban read receipts once and for all. If you don’t want to reply, just don’t open the damn chat. A world with no read receipts is a safe world. Be safe. Be kind. Boycott read receipts.


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