MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The people have spoken and AMC Theaters said they’ve listened.READ MORE: Jimmy Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
A few days ago, the company said they were exploring the idea of allowing movie goers to text in a small selection of their theaters.
As word spread, movie goers who weren’t happy about this let their feelings be known. On Tuesday, the company posted on Twitter that they heard the message from their customers loud and clear.
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NO TEXTING AT AMC. Won’t happen. You spoke. We listened. Quickly, that idea has been sent to the cutting room floor. pic.twitter.com/JR0fo5megR
— AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) April 15, 2016
In a statement attached to the tweet, AMC Theaters’ CEO Adam Aron said, “With your advice in hand, there will be NO TEXTING ALLOWED in any of the auditoriums at AMC Theaters. No today, not tomorrow and not in the foreseeable future.”MORE NEWS: Opera Singer, Fashion Designer Radmila Lolly Thrills Miami Heat Fans With Custom-Designed Ball Gowns
Aron goes on to say they plan to focus on their attention on investing more than a billion dollars in their theaters, including more large screens, upgraded sound systems, equipping more theaters with their popular recliners and working on new menu items.