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Happy Birthday Text Messaging!

Birthday cupcakeGuess who’s still UNDER 21?  Text messaging!  Invented 20 years ago, when Neil Papworth sent the first SMS message, texting is now “the most popular form of contact.”  Though this statement causes certain demographic groups to cringe, texting is now a ubiquitous part of contemporary lexicon, causing even the most reluctant to occasionally type “LOL”, even if it is in the text of an email and not an SMS.

Couple fun news articles related:

Texting the Most Popular Form of Contact

Top 20 SMS Facts

There are also plenty of other blog posts you can find online.  Many of them adopt a humorous tone and slightly less than orthodox tone, so surfers beware!




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