<Share Image via GO SMS>http://gosms.3g.cn/D?f=SKWXF8FYY00gO_ViaGoSMS

When images are shared via GO SMS, the link to the shared image will go dead after three days. In this particular case, the link to http://gosms.3g.cn/D?f=SKWXF8FYY00gO_ViaGoSMS has expired or has already been deleted (it was a heart with an arrow when it was originally shared).

Trying to access a dead link will bring up a notice of expiration from GO SMS.

GO SMS is a popular third party app because of its vast array of customizable options and functions. The name "GO SMS" may be misleading since SMS is only one of the features offered by the app.

SMS (short messaging service) is the technical name for what is most often referred to as "texting". When the concept of SMS was being developed, technology was primitive by modern standards as is shown by the SMS limit of 160 characters.

In buzz, before Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat, texting was the number one way to communicate, and according to the developers behind a new wave of apps, texting is still king.

In recent months, there's been an explosion of what I'm calling no-app "apps." These services use SMS to communicate with you and carry out actions that you would ordinarily do in an app. You send a text to a specific phone number and within seconds you'll get an appropriate reply to your question or request. Read more at Cnet.com.

Take your text messaging to the next level with texting tips that’ll make communication faster, easier and more courteous at Verizonwireless.com.

Updated on Thursday, April 09 2015 at 09:52AM EDT