How exactly did we become addicted to texting?
Tatango provides today's Infographic Saturday a little early with the history of text messaging. Do you remember paying 10 cents for a text and trying to text on a nine-key keyboard?
More fun text messaging facts:
- In a study, participants who received text reminders for primary care visits showed an attendance rate of 59%, versus 48.1% for those who received no reminders.
- As of June of this year, Americans send 196.9 billion (with a B) text messages per month
- In 2009, 5,474 people were killed in the U.S. because of accidents that involved distracted driving.
Source: Tatango SMS Marketing