Social Media Debate

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Social Media Debate 1 Social Media Debate: Text messaging James Francis San Diego State University
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Social Media Debate 2 Abstract This paper will be looking at the vast amount of research that is becoming available about text messaging and how it affects a persons ability to communicate. It will be focusing more specifically on how text messaging can improve communication and how text messaging is seen by many as an improved medium of communication than the traditional phone conversation. The paper is filled with research providing supporting evidence for these claims and evidence for the overall argument.
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Social Media Debate 3 Social Media Debate Text Messaging How many of you text message? How many of you send 10 messages a day? 20? 50? 100? Well, there is significant research in the academic world that suggests text messaging affects interpersonal communication. Some researchers say that text messaging has a positive impact on communication and many say that it has a negative impact on communication. One thing is certain however, and that is that text messaging is a form of interpersonal communication that shapes people’s personal relationships. I believe that text messages highly impact personal relationships. Quite honestly, how could they not? A text message is a form of communication that is completely void of all context and for that matter it is void of all non-verbal communication. When you or write a text message
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course COMM 103 taught by Professor Klindeman during the Spring '07 term at San Diego State.

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