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Google’s “Get the Message” ad campaign is aimed at convincing Apple to adopt RCS. But it’s Google that needs to get the message. Apple ain’t listening. And it never will.

“It’s not about the color of the bubbles,” a new subsite on Android.com notes, referring to Apple’s use of color in its messaging app to denote who’s in the Apple ecosystem. “It’s the blurry videos, broken group chats, missing read receipts and typing indicators, no texting over Wi-Fi, and more. These problems exist because Apple refuses to adopt modern texting standards when people with iPhones and Android phones text each other.”

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