The Politics of Messaging

Smith, Brad
September 2006
Wireless Week;9/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the expansion of the use of text messaging. The reality show "American Idol" has garnered 64.5 million short message service (SMS) in its last season. The use of SMS has extended in political campaigns and charitable contributions. Texting also made contribution to an increase in the number of voter registration among young Hispanics in the U.S.


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