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SMSes can Make You 'Good' at Writing: Study

by Rukmani Krishna on  December 4, 2012 at 11:31 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Text messages, blogging and social media can actually help hone the skills of youngsters, finds a study.
 SMSes can Make You 'Good' at Writing: Study
SMSes can Make You 'Good' at Writing: Study
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The finding go contrary to many people branding text messages as the bane of modern-day writing, claiming that the widespread use of abbreviations and slang is chipping away at basic writing skills, Daily Mail reported.

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Conducted for Britain's Department for Education, the study found that "blog owners and pupils using a social networking site reported to be significantly better writers compared to pupils who don't use blogs or social networking sites".

The report -- "What is the research evidence on writing?" -- was penned by the Education Standards Research Team from the Department for Education and looked at the impact of technology on writing.

Source: IANS
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