Calling vs. Texting Essay

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Cell phones are a necessary communication tool for us in this era. We cannot even think about a life without cell phones now. They are the most reliable, quickest, and economical communication methods, for this reason, most people are extremely dependent. We can communicate with each other through cell phones by two different ways. One way is by calling and the other way is texting. The main output of these two different ways is communication. And they are very similar with some differences between them. The first and main difference between calling and texting is that one can actually talk to someone else by calling whereas texting is a kind of instant e-mail/message. The caller and the receiver can talk to each other by a voice call but this is not possible by texting. The text message receiver can only see the message, but cannot hear the voice. It is generally better to hear the actual person’s voice so that you can tell if something is wrong with them or not. The tone that somebody wants to convey is not always possible over text. The second difference is related to the process by which one can communicate with another person. To call someone, the caller needs to input the receiver’s phone number and push the call button. On the other hand, the message sender needs to type the desired text on the text message editor of the cell phone and then input the destination number and push the send button. It might seem that calling is much easier than texting. The third difference is related to the delivery of the information. If the receiver’s cell phone is switched off, the caller cannot deliver the information to the receiver at that time. The caller needs to wait until the receiver turns on the phone and then call back. Also, the receiver might need to drop the call because of any other reason. However, through texting, the delivery of the information is

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