The Tell Tale Text

“As texting is both a relatively new mode of communication and a particularly informal way of using language, there is not a strong expectation that texters will follow linguistic conventions,” said Dr Tim Grant, one of the team behind the study.

“This freedom therefore allows for significant individual differences in text messaging style, and this can be used to identify the text’s authors.”

Read this article from BBC Technology News with two sets of commentary from ZDNet’s blogs.

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