When fingers do the talking: a study of text messaging

  title={When fingers do the talking: a study of text messaging},
  author={Xristine Faulkner and Fintan Culwin},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
SMS or text messaging is an area of growth in the communications field. The studies described below consisted of a questionnaire and a diary study. The questionnaire was designed to examine texting activities in 565 users of the mobile phone. The diary study was carried out by 24 subjects over a period of 2 weeks. The findings suggest that text messaging is being used by a wide range of people for all kinds of activities and that for some people it is the preferred means of communication. These… CONTINUE READING
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