BUSINESS INSIDER - Aug 26 - American kids under 18 send and receive roughly 2,800 texts per month, according to Nielsen, or about 93 per day. Assuming 7 hours of sleep per night, that's ~5.5 per hour spent awake, or one every 10 minutes or so. But it's people ages 18-24 who talk the most on their cellphones, according to Nielsen, averaging 981 minutes per month. And women talk 22% more per month than men, on average, and send ~35% more SMS per month than men do. FULL ARTICLE @ BUSINESS INSIDER
Mark Brooks: SMS has continued to become more popular because there's minimal advertising intrusion and maximal user attention via the SMS channel.
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