Why am I sometimes charged For a MMS when adding emoticons to SMS. It doesn't happen with all texts. I've taken this up with Virgin and they say it's just the way it is.
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you've been told correctly. This is an issue with the way your phone handles things rather than with Virgin Mobile.
There are a number of instances where this can happen, not just using emoticons.Click here: How to stop text messages being sent as MMS (actually an O2 support page).
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