Why Do We Text Instead Of Talk?
Sandra Kanthal of The Why Factor asks why we choose to text instead of talk, and if this incredibly popular form of communication is changing the way we interact and relate with each other. We can now curate who we talk to in a way that wasn’t thinkable when a bulky landline phone sat in a corner of a house and rang with anonymous urgency. The screens on our devices allow us to communicate in any number of quick, cheap but silent ways. These modern technologies are very useful, which is why they are so ubiquitous, but are they taking something from us that is deeply human?