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Texting or Calling: A Comparison

Gurmeet Singh Sarla


The world changed with the invention of telephone and opened a wideworldof communication. Telephone was used basically to make calls and speak to the person at the other end. After the advent of smart phone, people use their devices for messaging, gaming, browsing the internet, listening to music, watching movies, online shopping, banking and sometimes making phone calls too. Smart phone today has become an essential accessory, a necessary evil and a part and parcel of day to day life of an individual. Some people are so fond of texting and others are comfortable just calling up. This review article weighs the pros and cons of making a phone call versus sending a text message and compares the behavioural pattern of smart phone users.

Keywords:Texting, calling, instant messaging, short message service, communication

Cite this Article: Gurmeet Singh Sarla. Texting or Calling: A Comparison.Journal of Open Source Developments. 2020; 7(2): 18–21p.

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