COMMUNICATING THROUGH TEXT MESSAGES

Miranda Veliaj - Ostrosi

Abstract


This article in a form of descriptive and comparative study aims at throwing light on one of the new areas of communicative language, the usage of text messages as an effective and frequent method in everyday communication worldwide. It elaborates on how the text messaging have evolved since the beginning and explores the main reasons it becomes more and more popular now days. Through a comprehensive but short history of text messaging, contributions and reviews of the scholars, research-driven literature on text messaging, and some cases of the usage of text messaging in everyday life, we highlight the impact its usage has in the way people communicate and understand each-other around the world, trying to give a full picture of where and why it is used mostly, in order to show also the effects of its usage.
Keywords: communication, language, text messages.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v1i1.333

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v1i1.333.g356

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