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2012 Ends with Busiest Night of Texting Ever

Published on January 2, 2013

Most Popular Texting Day of the Year! Happy New Year Simple Texting

Happy New Year from SimpleTexting!

Like millions around the world, you probably rang in the new year with friends, family, a bit of bubbly, and… text messages?

That’s right: New Year’s Eve was the busiest night for texting—ever! Sprint even reinforced their network in preparation for a 200% increase in traffic!

A nifty survey on smartphones and New Year’s found that 70% of American users planned on texting their friends or family as they celebrated 2013, more than any other activity on their phone. Just 64% planned on calling, and 38% said they’d use their phone’s clock to count down the new year.

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, I’m pretty sure we’d still remember to text.


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