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.
MARKIT Group staff