Our electronic world has changed our lives at lightning speed. Can you even imagine a time when you didn’t have instant access to the world at your fingertips? From directions to price comparisons while shopping ‘in’ a store to instantly contacting your mom, best friend or child the world is literally at our fingertips.
Mainstream media has been slow to recognize and acknowlege new technology, however some TV programs were on board from the beginning.
First Television Program to Use Texting
Back in the early 2000’s some younger kids had begun using their thumbs to painstakingly hammer out a text message to a friend. In 2003 American Idol, with help from AT&T (or Cingulair at the time) helped Idol set up a voting system using text messages.