'The Philippines is known as the “texting capital of the world”. According to surveys, about 400 million text messages are sent by Filipinos every day or 142 billion a year.
Many Filipinos from all walks of life are literally glued daily to their cell phones. People are either texting or talking on their cell phones while on the sidewalks, crossing the street, riding in buses, jeepneys and cars.
Many of us have seen families in restaurants caught up in intense texting more than in a lively conversation.'
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