Happy Birthday! Twenty-five years ago today the first ever text message was sent by British engineer Neil Papworth. It simply read “Merry Christmas.”
— Capital NE News (@CapitalNENews) December 3, 2017
Happy Birthday SMS !
In 1992, Neil Papworth, a 22-year-old software programmer, sent the first ever SMS from a computer to his colleague Richard Jarvis at Vodafone.
That very first text message, sent on the 3rd December 1992, simply said
" MERRY CHRISTMAS " pic.twitter.com/kMUNcqlx2g
— SANJAY BAFNA (@sanjaybafna) December 3, 2017