It has been almost 22 years since the first text message was sent for most of that time, not much has changed, except possibly the advent of the smiley
In the last few years however we have seen an evolution of what messaging is with apps like Viber, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Facebook messenger reinventing how people communicate. We have even seen apps like Yo and Ping takes things a step further and eliminate the use of words altogether.
Now, in the UK, one of the world's biggest messaging apps - Line - is making a big push in the UK market. You may not have ever heard of it, but that's not to say it isn't a big deal.