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It's been 25 years since first text message sent

Posted at 8:27 AM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 11:28:59-05

The first text was sent on this date 25 years ago.

The message was 'Merry Christmas.' The message was sent by a British engineer to a phone company executive. 

More than 781 billion text messages have been sent since then.