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Sms or a 'Mess'

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 04:17 AM
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hi wu r u @ ofis v r w8ing 4u

s imtng pcm l8r

oic r v mtg 2nite

wud b l8 4 prty

...............................Does that sound Cryptic ? Weird ? Strange ?



As the technology is breeding over, mobile services and its application has entered day-to-day bustle. Once a luxury has become an acute inevitability. The positive influence is that it is affordable, best means of communication and contact, messaging service, encompassing range and its shape & size. All is fine until it knocks our door heavily. But, irony is that we use the technology not because of its adequacy. Instead our dimensions are diminishing and degrading with the way we are bestowing it.



As you can see the above conversation, none of the words are complete except \"Hi\", and some of them seem to be senseless. Its a cruel truth that SMS-Short Messaging Service is growing from Short to Shorter and Shorter to Shortest. And what are we conceding in all this is a big question.



What triggered me to write all this were two scenarios.

a)My tutor during a conversation said an examination answer sheet comprised of some short forms that are used in SMS.

b)After this, I kept watching all the mails I receive and some of the chat sessions I had with my family and friends.

If we could provoke further, the results are alarming. An examination paper with short terms instead of formal, complete answers and our normal day-to-day conversations are no more in complete forms. \'SMS\' was the term introduced for the mobile services with restricted display. But, what is actually stopping us in using the complete, sensible, flawless and meaningful sentences and words in mails and chat sessions, where we have ample of space for body text. Is it our laziness or eagerness in conveying a message or just a wavy attitude to ignore it.



If we could put aside all our reasons and become a bit result oriented we have far...

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