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Unformatted text preview: them to have a shorter attention span. Obviously, there are positives about texting and Instant Messaging, but the negatives outweigh the positives. I have to agree that texting and instant messaging are not good for teenagers. The most important thing that I learned after reading this is how developed the new online language is. Im used to typing all the abbreviations when I text or instant message people, but I did not realize how bad my grammar was. During my long break from school (summer vacation), I practically lived on texting or Instant Messaging people. My grammar became really bad over the summer. Writing this paper was difficult because I had a hard time putting words together. This reminds me that after texting and Instant Messaging, it gets difficult for me to write sentences that are grammatically correct....
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- Spring '09