Monday, May 24, 2010

Drilling Down - Texting Surpasses Calling Among Teenagers - NYTimes.com

Sign of the times

OMG, W8 til U read this: one in three teenagers sends more than 100 text messages a day, and 72 percent are now text-messagers, compared with 51 percent in 2006, according to a recent Pew Internet report. Nearly half who take phones to school text at least once a day in class.

Texting trumps all other forms of communication, with only 38 percent and 30 percent of teenagers talking daily on a cellphone or landline, respectively.

Drilling Down - Texting Surpasses Calling Among Teenagers - NYTimes.com

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