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Millennials ditch texts, communicate in groups

Charles Rex Arbogast / AP

Millennials are moving away from plain texting to communicating through visuals, according to Nielsen's latest millennial media report.

Plain text messaging:

  • 18-35 years-old: 59%
  • 35+ years-old: 73%

Visual messaging:

  • 18-35 years-old: 52%
  • 35+ years-old: 30%

They're also more likely to communicate in groups:

1:1 messaging:

  • 18-35 years-old: 83%
  • 35+ years-old: 70%

Group messaging:

  • 18-35 years-old: 52%
  • 35+ years-old: 40%
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