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Does texting J.J. Watt sign you up for spam texts?

A spokesperson for the app 'Community' says the celebrity or influencer you choose to text is the only one authorized to communicate with you

JJ Watt sent fans in frenzy after sharing his cellphone number on social media.

The Texans star posted a video on Instagram saying, “It’s 262-404-3664. Text me.”

But it turns out, the phone number he shared isn’t really his personal cellphone number. It’s actually a number assigned to JJ Watt  through the app 'Community.'

The company calls itself a “first-of-its-kind conversation platform, enabling direct, meaningful and instant communication between Community Leaders and their members at a massive scale, all through text messaging.”

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Other celebrities and influencers that have shared their Community numbers include Diddy, Ellen DeGeneres, Paul McCartney to name a few.

While most of Watt’s fans were into the idea, some were wary, concerned about being added to advertising lists.

However, a Community spokesperson told KHOU 11 News, “We do not sell ads and don't sell personal info, so when you choose to text with a Leader, they are the only one authorized to communicate with you.”

Within a couple hours, Watt tweeted that he had 25,000+ messages in his inbox.


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