While this article says ‘no,” I can’t help but wonder if text messaging is becoming the cassette tape of the social messaging world. With people incessantly checking social media forums like Facebook and Twitter, text messaging seems like the low man on the totem pole when it comes to communicating with friends. It falls even lower with social messaging apps that allow users to send free messages. Will cell phone providers have to start to sweeten the deal when it comes to text messaging?

Will Texting Become Extinct Thanks to Social Messaging Apps?