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Text messaging skyrockets in U.S.

November 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Those thumbs are working overtime these days.A new report shows Americans are texting more than ever. The number of text messages sent in the United States jumped more than 80 percent over the past year.

In June alone, more than 135 billion messages were sent or received.

If you average it out, about 14 texts are sent everyday from every cell phone user in the country.