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Unformatted text preview: and my outbox together, ah, they probably get like full at like 150. So I ’ll
probably delete the whole thing, because I can delete everything together. I can
probably do that like twice or three times a day, and it still has some left over from
the night, so I just start going over it in the morning. So, I ’ll probably text like 200 to
300 a day. It ’s mostly my mom, because she likes to text me all day, even though
she ’s not supposed to. In addition to the frequency of texting, some parents are also advanced in their use of
texting lingo. One teen girl noted "Well, my mom, she knows all text languages. She
confuses me, like I ’ve never heard that before." Other research has shown that while
some parents are active texters, this is more the exception than the rule. 38 In some cases, the people with whom the teens wish to communicate do not have a
texting subscription. When another person does not have a texting subscription, it is
expensive for them to receive and send messages. This...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.
- Fall '13