Meet The Teen Who Broke A Guinness World Record For Fastest Texter (VIDEO)

05/16/2014 04:56 pm ET | Updated May 16, 2014

For those who complain that teens spend too much time in front of their phones, for one talented 17-year-old, the time was well spent.

Marcel Fernandes Filho recently broke a Guinness World Record becoming the fastest texter using a smartphone. In just 18.19 seconds, the Brazilian teen typed out the following 25-word message on a Samsung Galaxy S4:

The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human.

Watch Marcel break the record in the video above.

Fellow teens, you've met your match.

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