Ready for some truly staggering figures? VeriSign has reported that it delivered some 95.4 billion
text messages between US carriers in the first six months of the year, setting a new record. Single-day and single-hour records were also set in the same period -- 648 million and 42 million, respectively -- proving that Americans are finally warming up en masse to text messaging as a totally valid means of communicating, probably thanks in no small part to the proliferation of devices like the enV2
, and Blitz
. If you can call the complete bastardization of the English language used during texting "communicating," that is.