Thanks to AT&T and Verizon unlimited texting plans, the average teen texter sent and received 2,272 texts per month in 2008. That’s about 80 texts per day, according to the Neilsen Company.
A text messages is an advanced technology that gives people an additional way to communicate. Deciding whether to call or send a text is dependant upon the circumstances, location and what the sender expects to accomplish with the communication.
While text messaging has been around since 1993, that past decade in particular has allowed it to explode into the mainstream. In fact, sending short 160 character phrases has become so popular that the majority of teenagers and young adults living in America actually text more than they speak. While the US is high on […]
Mobile phones have been increasing in popularity over the past several years, but the reason is somewhat surprising. Unlike in previous years when buyers wanted a phone for chatting, a recent study has shown that now the majority of buyers want a phone for something else; texting.
In the past few years there has been an international explosion in legislation involving texting, most of it involving attempts to discourage texting while driving.