There has also been talk about voice calling declining in popularity as a communication tool. In 2008, the number of texts overtook the number of voice calls people made in the U.S., and since then there have been several articles written about how people (young people especially) dont like to call each other anymore. But Hampton says he doesnt think theres data to support that. Certainly though, voice calling is now just one of many ways to contact someone instantly and at a distance. What this means for the art of the prank call is unclear. If its been weakened, its certainly not dead.Source: Do People Still Make Prank Phone Calls? - The Atlantic Pssst...For prank phone call nostalgia, check out comedian Brian Regan's crank calls bit:
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