Despite advertising campaigns outlining the dangers of texting whilst driving and adults admitting knowing that texting while driving is dangerous, it seems adults can't control themselves; they continue to text away at the wheel - more so than teens.
Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project have released a report that shows the growth of texting in the daily life of teenagers, the decline of phone use and the first ever released figures of smartphone ownership amongst teenagers.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has come under criticism after it ordered mobile phone companies to block text messages with certain words and phrases. The human rights group Bytes For All has said it plans to challenge the order in court.
Until August 24, those die-hards yearning to text with a new and different inter galactic touch may send via an Australian website, short mobile phone-type messages into outer space. Read on for more information, and ET, stand by.
A Florida teen has sent thousands of text messages in one month. She sent more than 35,000 text messages in a month, but luckily her parents have unlimited message plan. Otherwise it would have cost them at least $7,000.
New Jersey Police will begin ticketing people using mobile phones or sending text messages while driving. They will impose a minimum fine of $100. It is the first state in the U.S. to impose a ban on texting while driving.