Some 38% of teens were daily texters in February 2008, and that has risen to 54% of teens who use text daily in September 2009.Of the 75% of teens who own cell phones, 87% use text messaging at least occasionally. ’ ” says Mike Reading, Cloudmark’s director of technology for the Americas.
Every buzz meant another text message charge on my bill. As I belatedly realized, a reply of any kind confirms to cellphone spammers that they’ve reached a working number—which they can then sell to other spammers.Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.Known for her braggadocious and combative personality, the rowdy teen tells The Post that when it comes to the reported ,000 to ,000 she gets paid for public appearances, "It's not about the money.Never has been." Known for her braggadocious and combative personality, the rowdy teen tells The Post that when it comes to the reported ,000 to ,000 she gets paid for public appearances, "It's not about the money.Cell-phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, and cell calling is a close second.