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The Complete Guide to Text Messaging

sms logoText messaging, or SMSing (Short Message Service), is a feature built into almost all mobile phones. It allows you to send a message of up to 140 characters, and has proven to be a convenient and popular way to communicate. Over a trillion text messages are sent every year. Text messages have been extended by MMSs (Multimedia Messaging Service), which allow images and multimedia content to be sent in addition to plain text.

This guide takes a look at some of the social impacts of text messaging, and provides some tips on managing your text messages.

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