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History[edit] ... the messages contained fewer than 160 characters, thus giving the basis for the limit one could type via text messaging.

A Brief History of Text Messaging - Mashable


Sep 21, 2012 ... How did text messaging evolve from a high-tech feature to a cellphone staple? Check out its history here.

text messaging | telecommunication | Britannica.com


Feb 2, 2015 ... Read; View History; Edit; Feedback ... Text messaging, also called texting, text messaging: students using a cell phone for text messaging ...

textually.org: SMS, Cell Phones, a little history


Jun 30, 2015 ... Speaking on the 20th anniversary of the first text message, Makkonen said that he considered the development of SMS a joint effort and that it ...

The History of Text Messaging | Marketing Technology


The History of Text Messaging by Adam Small on Marketing Technology.

15 years of text messages, a 'cultural phenomenon' - The New York ...


Dec 5, 2007 ... The rest, as they say, is history. Today, billions of text ... In June 1993, Hayden sent the first commercial text message in Los Angeles. His SMS ...

A Brief History of Text Messaging - Mobivity


Sep 27, 2012 ... The “short” part comes from the maximum size of a text message, which is 160 characters (letters, numbers or symbols in the Latin alphabet) ...

Happy 20th Birthday, Text Message. You're Now Past Your Prime ...


Dec 3, 2012 ... It read "Merry Christmas." But while most are entering their prime at age 20, the text message might just be past its glory years. The History -- In ...

How Text Messages Are Being Killed and Replaced | TIME


Dec 3, 2014 ... Louis Gossett Jr. on the Original Roots and the Black History That's Yet to Be Filmed ... The world's very first text message, sent Dec. ... are dying a slow death, getting replaced by more advanced messaging services that can ...

Text messages turns 20 – but are their best years behind them ...


Dec 2, 2012 ... But as the humble text message celebrates its 20th birthday, some wonder how much longer it will survive in a world of smartphones and ...

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The text message turns 20: A brief history of SMS - The Week


Dec 3, 2012 ... HBD, text messaging! The first SMS text was sent 20 years ago today by Neil Papworth, then a 22-year-old communications engineer working ...

A short history of text messaging - BetaNews


Jul 16, 2015 ... The text message has become such a key part of our modern lives that it's hard to believe that the concept behind it dates back 31 years.

History Of Text Messaging - Streetdirectory.com


Text messaging or commonly called texting is the process of sending short messages usually 160 characters from a mobile phone. The latest mobile phones are ...