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Is Texting Actually On the Decline?

BY RELEVANT CULTURE / TECH November 20, 2012

A report released this week by tech trendspotter Chetan Sharma said that text messaging has passed its peak, with the number of texts sent over the last quarter declining for the first time. So, that could be viewed as good news for those worried that texting is the drain down which modern communication is spiraling, but the real reason that texting is on the decline is owing to things like Apple’s iMessage and Facebook’s Messenger, both of which work like texting but are run on cellular data networks. So, basically, there’s no real decline in the fact that we text, just that we don’t text in the old-fashioned way. Our national nightmare continues. LOL? …

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