Thirteen year old wrote 14,528 text messages in one month!
Yes it is true! The thirteen year old Reina Hardesty managed to write 14,528 in December. According to a Nielsen study, the average for an US teen is 1,742 a month. This comes to 468 messages a day or one each 2 minutes; this is without the much needed sleeping time. Her father thought this was impossible, who wouldn’t, but this changed when he received a 440 pages long statement from AT&T. This passion of hers would have cost him almost $3000, but luckily she is in on $30 unlimited texting plan. It’s like he knew, what was going to happen. Anyway, after this her parents banned her from texting after dinner.
It looks like texting addiction runs in the family, as her father admitted that he sends around 900 messages a month, which according to the same Nielsen study is 700 more than the average for his age group.