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  • Text Messaging

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    Text messaging is a very controversial subject in our society, possibly even in other cultures. Some complain that texting is overused and abused while others praise the most recent developments and upgrades of texting. The pervasive use of text messaging in today’s society has many facets; however, the bad is said to outweigh the good. Any individual’s perspective on the issue will most likely depend on their age group or social class. For example, a fifteen year old would appreciate the convenience

  • Text Messaging Timeline

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    Text messaging didn’t just develop overnight, it developed over time. Text messaging first started in the early 1900’s. The first text message ever sent said “Merry Christmas” on December 3, 1992. This message wound up being sent by Neil Papworth’s computer to Richard Jarvis’s mobile phone. It’s unusual to see a text message sent from a computer to a phone. Everyone is used to text messages being sent from mobile phone to mobile phone, but there was growth to get to that point. In 1993, Nokia took

  • Gender differences in text messaging

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    within text messaging. One gender is going to used it more, text different or even rely on it more often than other. The purpose of this study is to determine the differences with genders in text messaging. To be successful in this, we did surveys among the difference genders and age group. Our findings indicated that genders do have differences in text messaging, and also similarities. The males and females both uses it, and text messaging because of last resorts, but males text messaging less than

  • The Art of Text Messaging

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    Papworth sent the first text message reading “Merry Christmas” to Englishman Richard Jarvis (Shannon par.1-2). Papworth was un aware that this simple greeting would have such a drastic impact on cell phones. As of 2000 all cell phones have the ability to type out and send individual letters of the alphabet. Thus, millions of Americans have become obsessed with the text message, sending out and receiving billions of text messages on a daily basis. Most teens today would rather text than talk on the phone

  • Fatal Distractions: Text Messaging and Talking While Driving

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    Although text messaging is considered the most dangerous effect when driving in an automobile, but it’s negative effects is nothing like when talking on a cellular phone. Research shows that text messaging and talking while driving is dangerous because cell phone leads to accidents on roadways. Most people would argue that text messaging is more dangerous than talking on a cell phone, which I would agree, but not fully. If anyone was to ask the question “Which is more dangerous, Texting while

  • Text Messaging and the Negative Effects on Teens

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    designed to output individual letters of the alphabet, Neil Papworth, a 22-year old engineer from Finland sent the first text message from his computers keyboard to his friend Richard Jarvis, who was attending a Christmas party in England, the message simply said “Merry Christmas.” Three years later an SMS commercial service was launched in the United Kingdom (“Text Messaging”), however the start of SMS took off slowly and it wasn’t until about two years later that the number of users started to

  • Texting While Driving: The Effects Of Driving While Text Messaging

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    The Effects of Driving While Text Messaging Texting while driving has been on the rise in the recent years, and we’ve all heard the sad and tragic consequences of the using a cell phone while driving. Many states have passed laws regarding the use of cell phones while driving and requiring the use of a hands-free device in your car. Some states have overwhelming fines per offense but some are just a minimal fee. Here’s the facts and figures of the effects of texting while driving. Texting is

  • Text Messaging is Slows Down the Development of Literacy

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    Around the years 2001 to 2004, more text capable cellular telephones became available to the general public. When these types of cellular telephones became available, the text messaging phenomenon began. More and more people decided that text based communication was the most efficient way to communicate. Due to this phenomenon, educators are becoming more aware of the effects of text based communication on the developmental learning of literacy. Text messaging is dumbing down literacy for future

  • The Negative Impact of Text Messaging on Literacy

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    Text messaging is damaging our literacy and communication skills as a society. Calling someone on the phone or writing them a letter is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. There is a new language that is being learned and not taught across the globe. It is the language of Textese, and it has quickly consumed the lives of millions across the world. There will always be the protector of language arts. These are the shrinking number of people everyone knows, that will continue to handwrite letters

  • Where Would We Be without Text Messaging?

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    Where would we be without text messaging? Texting has grown widely over the last 20 years. In some ways, it has allowed us to be more efficient, independent, and direct. How did such a simple way of communicating lead to us to the millions and millions of text sent daily? The first text message was sent in 1992 by a 22 year old British engineer. Nokia was the first company to manufacture a mobile phone with a full keyboard. The phone was known as the Nokia 900i Communicator. By the year 2000, numbers