The Mashable website recently featured an interesting article about text messaging and how it has become one of the most popular forms of communication. The article includes a graphic to illustrate the texting trends and averages in the U.S. and around the world. Some interesting stats include:
- Texting has surpassed e-mail, phone, and face-to-face conversation as the main communication vehicle for 12-17 year olds.
- In the U.S., 14-17 year old girls send about 100 texts per day while boys in the same age group send about 30 texts per day.
- By 2009, 5 trillion text messages were being sent annually worldwide.
For more statistics, visit the Mashable website.