Texting is the most popular way to stay in contact

In 2011, more than 150 billion text messages were sent in the UK, according to an Ofcom report.

  • 90% of 16-24-year-olds text daily to communicate with friends and family, compared to only 63% who talk face to face
  • The average UK consumer sends around 50 text messages every week

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20 Years of Texting

The text message is 20 years old today. It began in Europe and now reaches 4 billion people around the world.