According to a new report, the trend of voice calling via phone has declined among teens; they are now more interested in texting.
The report emphasized on the ways the teens use a phone. However, these phones, in a way, don’t include smartphones as smartphones are yet another kind of pocket-sized personal computer.
The mode of communication via voice calls has declined in the last few years. According to the survey, voice call via landlines has declined from 30% in 2009 to 14% in 2011. Rather, voice calls via cell phones has declined from
38% in 2009 to 26% in 2011.
The trend of communicating via texts has become more popular. The statistics show that the average number of texts sent on a typical day has increased from 50 in 2009 to 60 in 2011.
However, at present, the main problem arising in front of the telecommunication industries is that whether these young children will carry the same habit of texting as they get older or will they switch over to calling. However, another fact revealed that 69% of teens who text very heavily are also expected to talk on the phone, compared to the 46% overall.
However, at present, the trend shows the importance of calling becoming less day-by-day.