FACTS AND STATS

Note: currently billions of text messages are sent every year (over 145 billion in 2014 deloitte)

5 important things you should know:

* 90% of all emails are spam, compared to only 1% of text messages (symantic)

* 98% of all text messages are read (frost & sullivan)

* quickest response time of anything in the world, they’re read within 5 seconds (quicker than a ringing telephone) (frost & sullivan)

* sms is the most popular form of communication in the uk (ofcom)

* your very own irresistible curiosity factor of a personal alert, because you only give out your number to people you choose.