Research + News | Topic: Texting
Jul 13, 2021
Teens Who Text While Driving May Take Other Risks Behind The Wheel
Those who used cellphones while behind the wheel were more likely to report other risky driving behaviors such as speeding, aggressive passing and running red lights. Read the article here.
May 21, 2021
Interactive Text Messaging Program May Help Young Adults Stop Vaping
Young adults who used an interactive text messaging program that encouraged them to stop vaping were up to 40% more likely to quit than their peers who did not participate in the program, a new study finds. Read the article here.
Jan 14, 2021
Chat Service Discord Doubles Valuation To $7 Billion
The service popular among videogamers raises $100 million as it aims to go mainstream. Read the article here.
Oct 5, 2020
Is Your Texting Punctuation Sending The Wrong Message? Yes. Maybe! Think so …
When it comes to texting, there can be plenty of tonal confusion, especially among people of different generations. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2020
Internet Acronyms Teens And Predators Know, But Parents Should
Many kids use a variety of acronyms shortcuts when texting — sometimes to keep parents in the dark. Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2019
Teens’ Touchscreen Typing Speeds Put Their Parents Attempts To Shame
According to a new large scale study of more than 37,000 users, there is now a mobile device “typing gap” between today’s 10- to 19-year-olds and their parents’ generation. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2019
200 Secret Internet Terms Teenagers Use – And Parents Need To Know
Police have revealed more than 200 terms teenagers have been using online to communicate – many of which will be unknown to parents. Read the article here.
Dec 14, 2018
How Can Texting Affect Your Teenagers Grammar
TV might have killed the radio star, but is texting killing the art of communication? Read the article here.
Sep 12, 2018
Teens Are Over Face-To-Face Communication, Study Says
Most teens now say their favorite mode of communication is texting (35%), according to a new survey released Monday from Common Sense. Read the article here.
Aug 21, 2018
Yes, Teens Are Texting And Using Social Media Instead Of Reading Books
High-schoolers today are texting, scrolling and using social media instead of reading books and magazines. Read the article here.