81% of Americans Texting

2012 study by Pew shows that 81% of Americans are texting.  The younger, better educated, and wealthier you are, the more likely you are to be an avid text message user. Interested in how many texts the average American sends by age group?  Check it out...

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Text Message Use by Age Group in America

While there continue to be alternatives to text messaging, that doesn’t seem to be slowing down the use of text messages.  Take a look at the latest study from Experian on text message use in the USA. While there have been previous studies on text message use in the US, and the world, this is the first time that I’ve seen one that analyzes text messages received and...

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Canadians Love Racy Sexting Messages

It’s cold in Canada so it should come as no surprise then that Canadians are avid text message users.  And, avid sexters, according to a recent study by Virgin (who else)...

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Buyers Beware: Consumers Still Distrust Text Message Offers

American consumers still look at text message marketing offers with skepticism, at least in comparison to offers from other mediums.  Just 26% of Americans have trust in text message advertisements and mobile display isn’t doing much better at just 27%.  No doubt, text message spam is not helping the cause of the humble SMS, but I would think that text messages from a well-known brand would do much better than texts from some unknown and unsolicited...

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Text Message Use by Percentage: USA, Canada, EU, Japan

Text message use in the United States, EU5, Canada, and Japan are analyzed in this study by ComScore.

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Valentine’s Day Text Message Facts

It’s Valentine’s Day and we wanted to give you some fun facts on text messaging and this special day of love. 1 of 5 Americans have been dumped by text message.  In the UK, it’s 1 in 10. 17% of Americans have said “I Love You” for the first time via text. 68% have sent a love note via text. 67% have flirted via text. 25% of Americans text their partner at least 10 times per day. 40% have deleted a text message from another potential mate, because they didn’t want their partner to see it. 42% have checked their partner’s mobile phone for messages from others. 17% of 15-year-olds have sent a sexually suggestive photo via their cell phone. 10% of those under 25 have sent a text message while having sex. Now, that’s the true meaning of...

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