What Is A Robocall?
A robocall is a phone call placed by an automated dialer to deliver a recorded message. Robocalls may be legitimate if placed to customers that have opted-in or given consent to receive these calls – for example, as automated reminders of bills due or upcoming appointments. There are robocall blockers and lookup databases to allow customers to opt out of campaigns and remove themselves from future robocallers.
Various Use Cases for Robocalls
Robocalls can be used for a variety of purposes:
As part of political campaigns, telemarketing, and scams
As legitimate ways to inform customers of important information
As surveys, informational ads, and promotions