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General Texting Facts & Figures
  • The first text message was sent in 1992 and SMS was launched commercially for the first time in 1995.
  • 95% of all text messages are delivered within 10 seconds
  • There are a huge range of services that can send you text updates e.g Movie reviews, bank balances, sports, weather and more... SMS Tricks
  • You can send the same text to up to 50 people with group texting.
  • The peak hours for texting are between 10.30pm and 11.00pm
  • A text message is the best way to show you care, according to 47% of women - MDA Mother's day survey
  • 42% of women recognise text as a way of sharing a popular interest with their children -MDA Mother's day survey
  • 50% of women use text messaging as a way of keeping in contact with friends and family - MDA Mother's Day survey
  • Who sends you personal texts? - 80% said friends/ 61% partner/ 39% parents/ 22% children -MDA Professional text messaging report 2002
  • 51% of women would rather receive a text message than a card on special occasions - MDA Mother's Day survey
  • 23% of world-wide mobile users use SMS more than once a day
  • 55% of world-wide mobile users who SMS more then once a day are 18 years old or younger
  • 95% of all incoming text messages are read.
  • 2 out of 3 Americans are texting on a regular basis
  • The response rate to text messages is on average over 90%
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