AMC has already walked back its proposal to allow texting in theaters

AMC has new stand on texting while at the movies.
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It took AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron a mere two days to realize that allowing texting in movie theaters might not be such a good idea. Following a frenzy of criticism on social media, Aron released a statement Friday decidedly ruling out his previous proposal. "We have heard loud and clear that this is a concept our audience does not want," Aron said in a statement, promising that his theaters wouldn't be allowing texting "today," "tomorrow," or "in the foreseeable future."

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