The Cellular Cash Cow: Text Messaging

Pretty good infographic over at Mashable today detailing the usage patterns of text messaging across the world. Clearly teens are texting each other at an incredible rate, and Mashable claims that this form of  communication has surpassed normal face to face communication with many people.
The scary part of all of this is of course that the networks make around 25 – 85c per every 160 characters. 160 bytes of data for that amount of money – you can clearly see why the networks want people to SMS. Clearly someone should let people know of IM – hell, use Mxit, Google Talk, BB Messenger etc.
But enough with the rant – here’s the infographic.