Text Messaging Is Now 25 Years Old

Nearly a billion text messages are sent every hour, and that does not take into account app-to-app messaging. Overall, some 8 trillion (yes, TRILLION!) texts are sent each year, which again does not include app-to-app messages. For better or worse, texting has become a part of everyday life, and it all started 25 years ago on December 3, 1992,

Text Messaging Is Now 25 Years Old

What started as a curious implementation of existing cellular standards eventually grew into a huge part of our daily communication. Now, what comes next as the influence of SMS wanes? The post ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Extremetech

OMG: SMS Is Older Than Justin Bieber

Happy (belated) birthday, SMS! The text message turned 25 on Sunday (and now you feel old). On Dec. 3, 1992, Neil Papworth used a personal computer to write and relay a short sentence […] The ...

Mon 4 Dec 17 from Geek.com

LOL OMG! Text Messaging Just Celebrated Its 25th Birthday

Nearly a billion text messages are sent every hour, and that does not take into account app-to-app messaging. Overall, some 8 trillion (yes, TRILLION!) texts are sent each year, which again ...

Mon 4 Dec 17 from HotHardware

OMG! Texting is 25 years old - CNET

The first SMS was sent on Dec. 3, 1994, but it would be a couple of years before phones could do it.

Sun 3 Dec 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

The first text message was sent 25 years ago

Be prepared to feel ancient -- the first text message is 25 years old. Engineer Neil Papworth sent the first SMS on December 3rd, 1992, when he wrote "merry Christmas" on ...

Sun 3 Dec 17 from Engadget

The SMS text message turns 25 today

There weren’t too many historical events on December 3, 1992, but the date is an important one for mobile fans: 25 years ago today, the very first text message was sent. It simply read, ...

Sun 3 Dec 17 from Techspot

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