-The average rate a person can
read is between 200 - 250 words per minute
-The average speed of someone note-taking or
handwriting is about 20 to 30 words per minute.
faster at typically 40 to 60 words per minute.
brain, on average, can think at a rate of 400 to 450 words per
minute; the average person, however, can only talk at a rate of 100
to 150 words per minute.
So from these statistics, we see that typing
on instant messenger makes conversation take longer then if one
would actually speak with another person on the phone. Now instant
messenger has its advantage that one can see video but that is also
bringing into ones home technology which connects to a lot of
I would guess that instant messenger with voice
makes conversations take about 30-40% longer since the technology
has some lag time.
Now I personally have mekarived a few hundred
people through the messenger but I would have to admit that I wasted
far more time by using and I would venture to say, anyone I know who
has used it as also wasted the majority of their time with it.
They say that the next generations social skills
will be very hampered because of instant messenger. I do have to
admit though that some people who hold things within have found that
they can express themselves better through typing.
Young teens also seem to use this device for
dating before their are ready for this. The reality of this
technology is that it must be kept in check if used and monitored.
Id have to venture to say that life without it, just has to be