Articles Tagged with text messaging

Text Messaging Woman Falls Into Freezing Canal [Video]

Falling Into A Canal While Text Messaging

A woman by the name of Laura Safe learned an important lesson recently — pay attention to where you are walking while text messaging. Laura was paying attention to her phone when she walked down a flight of stairs and right into an icy cold canal. Laura was lucky that someone was in the area… Read more »

‘Merry Christmas’: The Text Message Turns 20 Today

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It was 20 years ago today that the very first text message was sent. On December 3, 1992, Neil Papworth, an engineer working in the UK, sent the world’s first short message service or SMS. It read “Merry Christmas.” Since then, an estimated 8 trillion texts have been sent, and texting has become one of… Read more »

Mobile Phones Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes Study Finds

Mobile Phones Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes Study Finds

Mobile phones help smokers quit? Mobile phone usage has some interesting healthy side effects if this one study is to be believed. An almost addicting substitute in fact. Over two-thirds of travelers would rather lose wedding rings than phones. This may just prove the allure of our smartphone is enough to overcome the bad habit… Read more »

Text Messaging On The Decline, According To New Report

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A new study from a technology and strategy consulting firm shows that Americans are starting to use text messing less on their cellphones. The consulting firm Chetan Sharma reports that the “total number of messages as well as the total messaging revenue” dropped for the first time in the US market. The firm said that… Read more »