The 15 Best Texts Grandparents Ever Sent

04/08/2014 07:17 am ET | Updated Apr 14, 2014

First comes the Facebook request, and then come texts, as far as grandparents are concerned. If you haven't noticed already, older people are becoming quite tech-savvy these days.

They can tweet, blog, and selfie as well as the best of 'em. At 85, Rex Redstone created quite a buzz with his selfies and some say he's the oldest Instagrammer -- and he probably has more followers than you. Last week, former president Jimmy Carter, 89, sent his first text message. And he's not alone.

Grandmas and grandpas all over the world are coming around and embracing technology. Here are 15 reasons they are the best thing to ever happen in the history of texting:

Sassy grandma

They sure are persistent...

They're still getting the hang of this whole texting thing...

Oh, Nana...

They're naughtier than you think...

And completely disregard punctuation...

They might have texting confused with e-mail...

They're a little random...

Grandmas are sometimes women of few words...

But they sure choose their words wisely.

Now go make sure grandma is in your contacts list.

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