• Rebecca Brown

8 Text Statistics you need to know





1. Texting is the most widely-used and frequently used app on a smartphone, with 97% of Americans using it at least once a day

2. Text Messages have a 98% open rate

3. 90% of texts are read within 3 minutes

4. The average spend an average of 67 texts per day

5. The average adult spend of 23 hours per week texting

6. Only 43% of smartphone owners use their phone to make calls, but over 70% of smartphone users text

7. 77% of consumers with texting capabilities aged 18-34 are likely to have a positive perception of a company that offers text capability.

8. Text messages are read on average in under five seconds.


*Data taken from Harris Poll, Connect Modul, Business Insider, Slick Text, pew internet
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