USA Today: Text messaging on cell phones is finally taking off in the USA. It has been around for years and is a huge part of life in Japan and South Korea. But in the U.S. market, text messaging had caught on only among teens and American Idol fans voting for their favorites

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.


  1. Texting takes off in the U.S.

    USA Today says texting is going mainstream here in the U.S. — finally. The article mentions some of the unique ways that people — and companies — are using text messaging. And it continues the third screen idea that Allison

  2. So I’m helping my buddy move last weekend and there’s a guy there that is probably 25 or 26. The whole time, his phone is beeping and he texts who knows what to some person. A few minutes later, BEEP, and he texts some more.
    I don’t get it for people who are over 17, just call the person and help me with carry this couch!