Text Messaging Mania
In This Chapter
Creating a text message
Getting a text message
Forwarding a text message
Texting pictures, videos, and media items
Managing your text messages
Specifying a text message ringtone
Texting is the popular name for using your Android phone to send short, typed messages to another phone — specifically, another cell phone. The process echoes earlier technology, such as the telegraph and teletype. Interestingly enough, the acronym LOL for laugh out loud, was first used in the 1880s:
Jeb: Stagecoach robbed again, but the boys forgot the strongbox at the office. LOL.
Despite its seemingly anachronistic nature, texting remains a popular form of communications. Indeed, some young people text more than they use the phone to place a call. It’s a great, ...