Emerging Interpersonal Norms of Text Messaging in India and the United States

  title={Emerging Interpersonal Norms of Text Messaging in India and the United States},
  author={Robert Shuter and Sumana Chattopadhyay},
  journal={Journal of Intercultural Communication Research},
  pages={123 - 147}
  • Robert Shuter, Sumana Chattopadhyay
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Intercultural Communication Research
  • This study examines whether there are emerging interpersonal norms of text messaging—an etiquette (“textiquette”) of texting—that guide its use in India and the United States. One hundred and thirty-seven participants recorded multiple text messages sent and received in specially designed text logs. Each log secured data on the following dimensions: (1) the context in which a text was sent and received/read; (2) who each participant was with—and the reaction of this person(s)—when the… CONTINUE READING
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