These days, people are more likely to use their cell phones to send text messages than to make calls. That's because texting offers a quick, easy way to get in touch with someone, and it can be done when you need to communicate but can't talk.
If you're new to texting, it can be a little intimidating. From the speed of the communication to the lingo that many texters use, the whole experience can be overwhelming. But don't worry: we can help.
These two videos will help you learn the ins and outs of text messaging, and will help you get texting in a flash:
And if you're looking for a chuckle, check out this New Yorker piece, Text Slang for Baby Boomers.