The Rise of Text Messaging

I found an article on Mashable today that will really make you stop and think about exactly how much text messaging contributes to social networking today. According to the article:
  • Texting has surpassed email, phone, and face-to-face conversation as the main communication vehicle for 12-17 year olds.
  • 200,000 car accidents in the U.S. every year are attributed to texting
  • When grouped into a general category, 50% of text messengers in the U.S. are 35+ years old.
Read the full article here.

Meghan Ingram
MARKIT Group staff

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