Younger cellphone users are closing the gap between how fast they type on a mobile device and how fast the average keyboard user can type. (Credit: Jacob Lund/Shutterstock)
Texting on a flip phone keyboard in the early 2000s wasn’t a speedy affair. But fast-forward almost two decades later, and we can type out everything from texts to emails on our smartphones. And as time goes on, scientists say our typing speeds are increasing — possibly more than previous studies predicted.