"Hi QT. Hope ur hvn a GR8 day! RU coming out 2nite? TML so we can goss. TTYL!"
While you might be scratching your head trying to decode that sentence, it's an example of what a typical text message written by a teenager might look like. Texting has become the main form of communication for many teens, according to a study by the Pew Internet Research Center. The study found that U.S. teens are talking on landlines and cell phones less, using smartphones more, and averaging 60 texts a day.