Publication details [#53838]

Carrier, L. Mark, Larry D. Rosen, Jennifer Chang, Lynne Erwin and Nancy A. Cheever. 2010. The Relationship Between “Textisms” and Formal and Informal Writing Among Young Adults. Communication Research 17 (3) : 420–440.
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SAGE Publications


This analysis reflects negative links between reported textism use in youth's daily electronic communications and formal writing and positive links between textism use and informal writing. These links appear to vary by gender and education level.