MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – If your phone is constantly ringing, you’re not alone.
Robocalls are running rampant in the United States, and Memphis is among the top areas where people receive the automated phone calls.
According to a new study by YouMail, the average American received 13 robocalls in the month of September 2018.
Memphis ranked fourth in the country with 35 robocalls per person.
Only Atlanta (with a whopping 68 robocalls per person), Washington, D.C., and Baton Rogue ranked higher.
Experts told NBC News that growing technology is fueling the rise in robocalls.
“You can go to certain websites, put in your phone numbers, put in your audio, push a button and now you’re annoying a city,” YouMail CEO Alex Quilici told NBC.