Samsung has responses for Android users to send to green bubble haters

Samsung has responses for Android users to send to green bubble haters
Apple iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and even Mac users know that when they are using the Messages app to communicate with others using the Apple ecosystem, they are sending and receiving iMessages. This is signified by the blue bubble that the conversations are housed in. And iMessages are encrypted from end-to-end. But when someone using an Apple device sees their conversation in a green bubble it means that the person on the other side of the chat is probably using an Android device. The green bubble means that the conversation is being handled as a SMS or a text message. Besides the lack of encryption, the special features offered for those chatting via iMessage (such as Animoji) cannot be used. And that doesn't sit well with many iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Mac users.

If you use an Android device and are sick and tired of getting scolded by your Apple wielding buddies in the middle of a group or individual chat simply because they can't use iMessage, Samsung has your back. The manufacturer has created a GIPHY page (via The Verge) containing more than 30 GIFs that you can use to send back a salvo after taking a hit from a green bubble hater.

Perhaps one day in the future, people won't be discriminated against simply because they create a green text bubble instead of a blue one on a device screen. Would Apple ever offer iMessage to Android users? We wouldn't hold our breathe.

via GIPHY

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97 Comments

1. ijuanp03

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I don't get it. My friends who use iPhone don't care if we're using Android. There are other messaging apps like FB messenger or WhatsApp that are also installed in their phones. Why are you brainwashing people into believing there is "hate" when this is not an issue in the first place?

4. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 696; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Keep your ridiculous conspiracy theories. I definitely know iPhone owners who complain about this. The fact that you don't know any doesn't mean they don't exist.

7. mootu

Posts: 1520; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Maybe in the US. Outside the US hardly anyone uses iMessage anyway.

14. TheOracle1

Posts: 2264; Member since: May 04, 2015

^^^This. I guess if I was in a US high school this would matter. The majority of the world use WhatsApp and FB messenger.

26. Tizo101

Posts: 541; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

Ppl don't seem to understand that, ios is not a thing outside north America.

23. ijuanp03

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

And since you know someone who hates it, means everybody does? Keep your ridiculous conspiracy theory to yourself. I'm sorry to say but the US or North America is just a part of this big world, kid.

27. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 696; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

When did I say everybody does? You want to throw around insults by calling me kid, but you only make yourself sound like one by doing so. I simply stated a fact. Some people complain about the green bubble, clearly not everyone. I don't understand why this offends you so.

31. TheOracle1

Posts: 2264; Member since: May 04, 2015

Oh they certainly exist. It's just that it was used as a snub to non-ios users in the past. Those who still care have their heads up their a$$es because there's nothing to boast about anymore with Apple products.

62. ijuanp03

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

It didn't. You are offended by the fact that imsg is not a big issue and you are delusional that everything revolves around your lovely fruit.

76. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 696; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

You keep putting words in my mouth. First off, I never said it was a big issue. It's not. Secondly, you assumed incorrectly that I have an iPhone. I don't and never have. You, like a lot of people on this site have an irrational dislike for a device and you let it bias everything you say. It's ridiculous. You were literally wrong twice in your last post. Just quit. You sound like an idiot.

97. bigstrudel

Posts: 602; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Yeah the rest of the world is full of bigots like you kid.

87. rouyal

Posts: 1582; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Never, not once in my life, have I heard of a complaint about “green bubbles”. Even using an iPhone myself, never paid it much attention. But of course, I was way out of high school when the iPhone came out.

96. bigstrudel

Posts: 602; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

They complain because you can’t receive full videos or much of anything over SMS and iPhone users don’t want to download other messaging apps just because Google hasn’t figured out web messages in over a decade of Android!

18. pimpin83z

Posts: 541; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Google Mike from the Bachelorette Android & see what comes up. The "green bubble" stereotype is definitely an issue, less than 2 weeks ago.

32. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/tv/a28722112/mike-johnson-bachelor-android/ Here's a link for anyone wondering. It's pretty dumb... but this is what a lot of Android users face in the US, not sure about other countries.

38. pimpin83z

Posts: 541; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

The fact that this is even a thing is really sad.

94. Vancetastic

Posts: 1316; Member since: May 17, 2017

That is exactly what I would expect from a Cosmo article. It was actually dumber than some of the comments here.

39. j_grouchy

Posts: 177; Member since: Nov 08, 2016

I get it all the time from my family. I'm the only one in my extended family on Android and am always taking crap from them because iMessage doesn't play nicely with my texting app.

86. jared712

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 22, 2019

Adults don't care. This is all about teenagers.

2. Thanos

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 14, 2018

First world problem

3. Whitedot

Posts: 811; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

What a nonsense.

19. pimpin83z

Posts: 541; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

The fact that the green button judgement is a thing, right?

6. whatev

Posts: 2267; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Awwww, since they cannot troll apple for the lack of headphone jack, screen resolution and no sd card slot then they come to this, it’s clear how obsessed is Samsung with apple and it’s also projected to its fans; but they will never be apple, Samsung is like that ugly girl in school that hates the rich and popular one

8. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 573; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Screen resolution? They at 1440p and Apple are not. SD Card slot? The Note 10 Pro has a SD card slot. If you referring to the standard Note 10 they at least give you 256gb base storage and even tho im not a fan of the cloud Samsung give you 15gb free while Apple and other OEM's just give you 5gb.

9. whatev

Posts: 2267; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Really? Isn’t the regular note 10 a 1080p screen, no headphone jack and no sd card slot? And to make it worse it doesn’t even have a proper Face ID system, all of that for a lovely cash quantity of 1000$, why did they delete all troll videos against apple? :))))))

10. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 573; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Yes thats the regular cheaper model you are correct while Apple are doing all that on their most expensive premium device :D Plus for $1000 you getting a better camera, more ram, more storage, better display, s-pen. So yeah Apple still worse dont worry no ones overtaking them on that regard, Samsung can still troll them on display resolution and SD card ;) And face ID? That tech will be gone once Apple finally implement under display fingerprint sensors so dont act like Face ID system is something amazing or useful. By the time your phone is out of your pocket and you looking at it to unlock it I can have my phone already unlocked via fingerprint before its even out my pocket.

12. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You're Quick McDraw, right? Face ID is here to stay, even if Apple implements other ways to authenticate. We know it's slower, but so far the advantages make up for it.

16. midan

Posts: 2884; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

and according to article released week ago upcoming Face ID going to have same speed than touch ID 2 gen. Which is very fast.

13. whatev

Posts: 2267; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Lmao, I have to laugh at your naive words, Face ID and the technology involved isn’t going anywhere, there are plenty of more applications for that hardware besides Face ID and Animoji, but I guess you don’t know about that you’re used to your preferred low standard and insecure locking systems that can be unlocked either with pics or with rubber fingerprints ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

25. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 573; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

"but I guess you don’t know about that you’re used to your preferred low standard and insecure locking systems that can be unlocked either with pics or with rubber fingerprints" And you must be used to face ID that can be unlocked via a family member ;)

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