This makes texting a quick and easy way to communicate with friends and colleagues, including in contexts where a phone call would be impolite or inappropriate (e.g., calling very late at night or when one knows the other person is busy with family or work activities).
Like e-mail and voice mail, and unlike landline or mobile phone calls (in which the caller hopes to speak directly with the recipient), texting does not require the caller and recipient to both be free at the same moment; this permits communication even between busy individuals.
Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, fixed devices (e.g., desktop computers) or portable devices (e.g., tablet computers or smartphones).
While text messages are usually sent over a phone network, due to the convergence between the telecommunication and broadcasting industries in the 2000s, text messages may also be sent via a cable network or Local Area Network.
Once you connect SMS to Messenger, you can send standard text, images, videos and audio – just like before‘Using this feature is your choice; you can easily switch to a different app as your primary SMS app from your device settings, or directly from the app that you want to make your primary SMS app,’ shared Marcus.
As with emailing, in the 2010s, the sending of short informal messages has become an accepted part of many cultures.
Chat rooms are like interactive message forums in which you submit a message and get responses right away.
Additionally, chatting rooms commonly include non-public messaging functions which allow chatters to take a public communique with one person right into a personal region.
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