Youths Are Sleep Texting More Often

Youths Are Sleep Texting More Often
technology

An increasing trend sees teens sending out text messages while asleep.

Yi Chen
  • 24 november 2011


Studies have shown that teenagers are sending an average of 500 texts per minute. Now, sleep experts from the Melbourne Sleep Disorder Centre in Australia are reporting that there’s an increasing phenomenon of sleep texting trending among youth. Similar to sleep walking, sleep texting is when users send SMS when they’re unconsciously asleep. The messages are usually incoherent and are just bits of gibberish.

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