By focusing on providing the best user experience possible, Google has earned a trusted brand name. Unfortunately, unscrupulous people sometimes try to use the Google brand to scam and defraud others. Here are a few common scams, and ways that you can avoid and report them. You receive an email claiming that you've won a Google Lottery and are asked for personal details.
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When a pattern of bizarre messages began piling up in my inbox, I turned to the source for answers: Google. My Gmail inbox is a clean, spam-free place, and I like to keep it that way. Like many of you, I use a separate email address for funneling new site registrations, newsletters and sales alerts.
My first reaction was to ask the reader for more information to clarify her situation. From what I can understand, the two of them share a cell phone, and she's getting text messages from an adult dating site, asking her to join, sign up, or visit. I'm answering the question with this assumption in mind, although, I'll cover the other possibility at the end of this post. Therefore, to answer: what you've received is most likely spam. A quick search for speak-live.