Texting is the most widely-used and frequently used app on a smartphone, with 97% of Americans using it at least once a day. Not impressed…Over 6 billion text messages are sent in the U.S. each day, making it the most common cell phone activity for more than 80% of adults.
Everyone sends text messages. They are quick, fast, and effective, especially when a full phone call is not necessary. For all of the benefits of texting, there are serious downsides. Texting is more impersonal than a real phone call. It is much easier to deliver bad news or to say something in anger via a text than it is in person or on the phone. Also, you tend to respond quickly and without thinking. This can have serious consequences. Continue reading