TTYL: A Look At 20 Years Of Texting

Dec 2, 2012
Originally published on December 2, 2012 4:59 am

On Dec. 3, 1992, Neil Papworth sent what is believed to be the first text message ever. "Merry Christmas," he wrote. Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Steve Henn about the evolution of the text message in the 20 years since.