Texting Teens: Typing Replaces Talking

Has texting taken over as the primary form of communication for today’s teens?

We found our answer with this Infographic from Lab 42, which polled 500 social-networking Americans aged 13 to 21.

The headline stat: 71% of the respondents preferred texting to phone calling.

via Texting Teens: Typing Replaces Talking [INFOGRAPHIC].


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One Comment on “Texting Teens: Typing Replaces Talking”

  1. July 4, 2011 at 2:23 pm #

    “Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought?… Has it ever occurred to your, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?… The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact, there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking—not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.”
    – George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 5

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