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  1. 1. Images by ZxH<br />Texting,<br />Core of Our Life<br />By Yang<br />
  2. 2. The world’s First Text Message was sent in 1993.<br />Image by Yang Zhao<br />
  3. 3. The birthplace of the BlackBerry and mobile e-mail, and we're among the world's most obsessed users of Facebook, but it hasn't stopped us from engaging in a relatively old-school form of electronic messaging: texting.<br />Image by Yang Zhao<br />
  4. 4. Free Texting Nowadays<br />Image by Joi<br />
  5. 5. 2009:<br />35.3 billion texts sent<br />2010:<br />56.4 billion texts sent<br />Image by ZxH<br />
  6. 6. High-school Students in U.S<br />11%<br />Hyper-networkers<br />4%<br />BOTH<br />20%<br />Hyper-texters<br />Image from Google<br />
  7. 7. “hyper-texters” more likely to have had sex or used alcohol or illegal drugs than peers who text less.<br />They were also more likely to get into physical fights, binge drink and misuse prescription drugs.<br />Images by ZxH<br />
  8. 8. Teenagers went from "I have a feeling<br /> --- I want to make a call" <br />to<br />"I want to have a feeling<br /> --- I need to send a text." <br />Images by ZxH<br />
  9. 9. People start to use each other for validation, not really for relationships. <br />Images by ZxH<br />It's turning a person into a part object. <br />
  10. 10. Sexting<br />Amps up anticipation and paves the way to the bedroom<br />Sooner.<br />
  11. 11. A survey by Shape and Men’s Fitness Magazines<br />80% of women<br />58% of men<br />Believed that<br />using social media tools with new partners<br />Leads to sex sooner<br />
  12. 12. "If you're not sending <br />10 texts a day—minimum<br />—you're not in the game."<br />-source from:,9171,1198940,00.html<br />Image from share/280421400/6557232404<br />
  13. 13. 65% people said they had been asked out via text message.<br />43% of women and27% of men reported at least one instance of getting dumped via text.<br />-source from<br />
  14. 14. Men: 39%<br />Women: 150%<br />Texting<br />MORE often than phoning<br />
  15. 15. Texting and Driving<br />Adult drivers use cell phones<br />As Much As teens<br />
  16. 16. Texting while Drive<br />in 2009.<br />Adult Drivers: 47%<br />Teenager Drivers: 34%<br />
  17. 17. “It’s not important that people stop distracted driving. No. It’s the other way around. People are important, so they drive distracted.”<br />-by Andrew Clark<br />
  18. 18. “Almost everyone texts/emails first and ask, ‘Is it okay if I call?’”<br />--- Jonathan Burnham<br />Phone calls are rude. Intrusive. Awkward.<br />
  19. 19. Image by Yang Zhao<br />Adler said,<br />“I remember<br />when I was growing up, the rule was, ‘Don’t call anyone after 10 p.m.,<br />now the rule is, <br />‘Don’t call anyone. Ever.’ ”<br />
  20. 20. “You're not talking about much, but you're telling people you're connected to them.” <br />---AMANDA LENHART<br />Image by Yang Zhao<br />
  21. 21. How many text messages do you send everyday? <br />Are you a hyper-texter?<br />Image from<br />
  22. 22. Credits<br />Most images are sourced from a website<br />Others are licensed from Flickr.<br />