When a new technology is adopted in the society, mostly teenagers will be the ones who get familiar with it first. Elder people will have a difficulty to adapt it at first.
In case of mobile phones, it went popular among youngsters, but older generation also started to adapt to it slowly. Messaging is a popular facility we use on our mobile phones. It is mostly used by the younger generation than elders. Youngsters often were seen making fun of elder people about their use of texting and their mistakes. I can admit they are not very quick at learning texting and other technologies. Still, you can never write off them.
These 18 texts will prove that parents are better texters than youngsters. Source