The Leading Virtually Digest, January 16, 2009
JANUARY 16, 2009
What: WSJ article on how text messaging may prevent languages from fading Posts to which it is related: None. Bottom line: Language advocates worry that languages may not stay relevant if they are not used to send text messages on a cellphone. In 2006, cellphone users in India with predictive text averaged 70 messages a week compared to 18 messages sent by those without predictive text on their cellphones.