Private messaging and calls enter a new promotional dimension with the launch of Hushed Events. Hushed is known for providing temporary phone numbers for smartphone calls using their app to keep your number secure. This week they debuted a system for people with a following, from old school celebs to new school Viners, who want to connect with fans without giving out personal details. Hushed Events allows fans to register for a call, receive notifications if won and connect the fan and artist. Though you can always block your cellphone number, connecting artists and fans privately can be done more...

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