Have you ever gotten a text message from someone and have no idea what they mean? Or have you ever had to show your phone to a friend to help you understand what the text means?
Keeping in touch with people is becoming easier through the use of technology, but I believe it is getting harder for people to understand what others are trying to communicate. Research says that communication is 90% non-verbal and 10% verbal; therefore when we text we are missing much of the message being conveyed. I would argue it may be getting easier to communicate with others, but it is getting harder to understand what they are trying to say. I think text messaging is good for sending quick messages that are easier to understand, but even then they can be misunderstood (i.e. check out the video below for a great example).Read More