February 17, 2013
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According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 73 percent of adult cellphone owners now text. Young adults lead the pack with an astonishing average of 109.5 messages sent or received on a normal day, while older users text about a dozen times a day.
It’s easy to see why texting has become more popular: Your messages are waiting whenever you have a chance to take a glance, they’re easy to answer and it’s faster to skim texts than listen to voicemail. And while smartphones make it easier to send and receive texts, even basic (read: inexpensive) handsets can be used to text.
Interested in learning about some of the fundamentals of texting, read the rest of the AARP article by clicking here