Woman who texts deceased sister's old number gets ice-cold response from business


A woman was left shocked after she received a text back from her deceased sister’s old phone - but the text was anything but empathetic for her heartbreaking situation.

TikTok user, Faith Sidman @faithsidman1) revealed she has been texting the number for two years after her sister’s death but had never received a response.

Now, the cell phone number apparently belongs to a business, who demanded Sidkman to please stop texting them.

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Sidkman posted a screenshot of the text exchange on the social media platform, captioning the post, “At least I got to see her name pop up on my phone one last time.” As of today, the video has received more than 1.3 million views.


at least i got to see her name pop up on my phone one last time :-)

The screenshot reveals that Sidman had texted her sister’s old number on July 3 sweetly saying “Thinking about u lots today. I love u.”

On July 20, she received a text back that told her she had the wrong number.

She then responded with an apology and explained that her sister passed away two years ago and that she’s been texting the number from time to time. Sidman added in her reply that said she thought the number was out of service and assured them that she wouldn’t text anymore.

The number responded, “This was a business. Please stop texting.”

Not only is the apparent business cold in its response, but commenters have empathized with the horrible feeling that must have occurred when Sidman opened the text.

“I just know your heart dropped seeing her name pop up...I’m sorry baby,” wrote one person.

“I could only imagine the emotions when you saw ‘she’ texted you back and to open up the message to them being snarky. I’m so sorry,” said another.

Another person said, “I would have sent the coldest, nastiest message back.”

“They could’ve just blocked you so you can keep texting :/” another TikTok user said.

Some people even demanded Sidman reveal the name of the business.

“we need to know what business this is....” wrote one person.

“Time for them to go out of business,” said another.

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