texting (text messaging or wireless messaging)
Texting (sometimes called "text messaging" or "wireless messaging") is sending short text
messages between cell phones, pagers or other handheld
devices. Messages are sent through SMS (short
message service). Users can also send text messages from a computer to a handheld device. Web texting, as it's
called, is made possible by Web sites called SMS gateways.
This was last updated in July 2007
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