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Text message turns 20
Text message turns 20
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 3:03PM

Though it might seem like a more recent invention, today marks the 20th anniversary of the text message. On December 3, 1992, 22-year-old Neil Papworth, a British engineer working for Sema Group Telecoms, sent the first short message service (SMS) to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone. It was sent from a computer to a cell phone and [...]