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No one planned for this year to happen. For vacations to be cancelled, weddings to be delayed, holiday traditions minimized. It seems that there is a lot to be resentful for this year, but as we celebrate todayโ€”a day traditionally reserved for giving thanksโ€”we think there is a lot more to be thankful for.

For the past eight months, we’ve all had to drastically change our lifestyles; retreat into a room, dining room table, maybe even a converted closet in order to maintain our livelihoods, become teachers, on-call chefs, professional cleaners. We’ve organized and re-organized our living space a couple few (hundred) times, picked up new hobbies, got addicted to TikTok, all the while watching the rest of the world go through the same journey. And yes, we haven’t had any large family gatherings, celebrated birthdays with Netflix instead of with friends, and swapped the office coffee station for a corner on our kitchen countertop. There is a lot that we’ve missed. But think of how much more we could’ve missed.

This year, we’re thankful for our health, for our family and friends, for our customers, and โ€”we’re thankful for tech. In a time where we weren’t allowed to work in the office, we had Zoom to continue team meetings and still feel like a close-knit company. When we weren’t allowed to go to restaurants, we had UberEats, DoorDash, Skip the Dishes, GrubHub, or Postmates to deliver our favorite dishes. When we felt uncomfortable going out to buy our own groceries, we had Instacart to do it for us. When we felt like switching our wardrobe from business casual to just casual, or optimizing our home office space, we had Amazon and a slew of other businesses that allowed us to shop online. When we needed a little motivation to stay physically healthy, we had YouTube with thousands of home workouts and tutorials to choose from. And when we needed to hear the voice of a close friend or family member, we had TextNow.

Yes, it’s been a rough year. But thanks to technology, we didn’t have to go it alone. We’re thankful for all of you for allowing us to continue providing an essential service to anyone who needs it. For accepting the ads we have in our app so the service can stay free. For continuing to tell us how much TextNow has helped you.

We wish you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving, and hope our service can help this holiday season feel just like any other.

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  • Happy thanksgiving to all of you

    • Happy TG to all

  • Even before the pandemic even before the commercials even before the option of a phone or device through your service even before you had 5,000 followers or downloads even before I knew to appreciate you for what you were and what you provide even before we needed you most even when so many others failed you stayed stalwart and true even improving… You have been weighed and you have been measured and you have not! been found wanting. We are thankful for everything you provide and you are absolutely appreciated. THANK YOU! Keep up the arduous mantle of providing for so many people that have no other way to stay in communication with those who don’t otherwise have the means.

  • Happy thanks giving day to you all

  • Happy Turkey Day to the text now employee’s

  • Text now is a great app I’ve been using it for years now

  • Love text now and we had a very very Happy Thanksgiving and wish everyone else a very very happy Thanksgiving to

  • Happy Thanksgiving to all of you there.

  • I’m thankful for my family and friends

  • Agree w/everything you stated. Also GREATLY THANKFUL for living in the greatest country in the world -our U.S.A. Thank you for your great app & its service !

  • Happy Thanksgiving ๐ŸŒž

  • Happy Thanksgiving

  • I use this app. Every day and love it

  • Thanks for The App and Happy Late Thanksgiving to you. I’ve been logging out of my Text Now account and have keeped the number for awhile now.
    Saving my data.

  • Happy holidays to You ALL!!!
    Thank you!!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

  • Thank you very much. Your service has came in handy for me. I lost my home to a house fire and I have been able to communicate with my family. Thank you Happy Thanksgiving

  • thank you as well you all have been really helpful and may god bless you

    • Happy thanks giving dear

  • happy thanksgiving

  • I’m thankful just to have a phone I can put TextNow on to keep in touch with family and a few other people I know so thank you so much for your service

  • Happy Thanksgiving

  • I thank you so much for your free service. I really appreciate your time to speak about what we are all going through. Much thanks again, and many blessings in 2021.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’œ

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