The (Total) Cost of Text Messaging... Some Teens Are Paying More Than Just A Monthly Bill

An article from David R. Smith at,   2/21/2013

The cost of text messaging plans differs from carrier to carrier. Some charge for individual texts, some charge for texting as part of a plan, and some even offer an unlimited amount of text messaging for the right price. 
But money may not be the only way some kids are paying for their text messages
Tied to Texting
Most of us know how important cell phones are to teens; onerecent survey from TextPlus found that half of 13-17 year olds felt as though they “couldn’t live without their mobile devices” for one week. The same quick poll also found that 36% of the same group said they “weren’t able to go 10 minutes” without checking their phones. Additionally, 52% said they were on their cell phones regardless of the environment they were in. click here for the rest of this article.


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