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Even in the US, we send more text messages than we make phone calls

Posted by: on Sep 23, 2008 | No Comments

That’s what this story on texting points out. Among other things, it indicates that literacy is taking new shapes. As I’ve been saying over the last couple of years, these new shapes have been understudied and need to become more of a focus. And I mean by actual empirical researchers, not just people who grumble about MySpace supplanting great literature.

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