Texting has become one of the most common and widely used ways of sending message to other person. No matter whether you want to invite your friends for a dinner, invite colleague for a business meeting or send a birthday note, the text messages proves to be an apt way for all. Mobile phones have become necessity among people of all ages and groups and with the growing use of mobile phones, the use of text messaging which is commonly known as texting has also increased. The term text messaging or texting originally refers to the messages that were sent using SMS (Short Message Service).
The first ever text message was “ Merry Christmas” that was sent on 3rd December, 1992 by a software engineer named Neil Papworth to Richard Jarvis who was the Vodafone director. The message was received by Jarvis on his Orbitel 901 cell phone. As per the statistics, text messaging service is one of the most widely mobile data service that has 74% of the share that is equivalent to 2.4 billion of subscribers out of the total 3.3 billion subscribers.
There are various websites that enables a user to send free text messages and some of the most popular sites are smssheep.com, pumpsms.com, slidesms.com, sendsmsnow.com and afreesms.com.