"Teens love text messages--and those texts may help them lose weight, if they're done right. A study tested out various types of weight management-themed text messages on overweight teens to see what they liked, finding that they favored positive messages but disliked thoughtful questions." [more inside]
posted by Fizz
on Aug 31, 2011 -
Use the badly named Tglo
to call any phone in the USA for free, and to SMS anyone in the world (maybe) for free.
posted by riotgrrl69
on Aug 6, 2006 -
In the UK, people are sending 100 million
SMS messages with their mobile phone every day, at prices that are far higher than you would expect. Now, some people have started an online campaign
to try and influence the mobile phone operators to drop their prices.
(more SMS statistics)
posted by SharQ
on Mar 14, 2006 -
Christians become aquainted with the Almighty.
"When the Wheat Ridge man got laid off from his computer-programming job in June, his friends and family asked what they could do to help. He asked them to pray for him and offered a daily reminder: an automated text message on cellphones and pagers.
Now, Wostenberg, a devout Catholic, is offering that same technology to anyone who wants a psalm sent to him each day at 3 p.m. He's selling the service online at PsalmWeaver.com
He charges $19.95 a year, plus a $4 setup fee."
posted by crasspastor
on Dec 16, 2002 -