A new report finds that certain activities that people do on a cellphone, like taking a picture and shooting video, have increased significantly in the last few years. Texting, in particular, has grown considerably — but not texting in the traditional sense.
The Pew Research Center published a study over the weekend that showed that the number of cellphone owners who text on their phones has grown to 80 percent from 58 percent in 2007.
“Cell users now treat their gadget as a body appendage,” said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center, in a statement. “There is striking growth in the number of people who are taking advantage of the growing number of functions that these phones can perform, and there isn’t much evidence yet that the pace of change is slowing down.”Read More