05/12/2014 12:03 EDT | Updated 05/12/2014 12:59 EDT

Funny Mom Texts Are The Reason Everyone Should Have A Smartphone

Almost everyone in North America has a smartphone these days, but that doesn't mean everyone knows how to use it. Like your mom, for example.

Now, we are very much in favour of parents getting on board with new technology, but as their kids, you also know that means you'll function as their automatic IT department (if you already don't). But it's not all stressed out phone calls and exasperated walk-throughs of Facebook once Mom gets online. The bonuses come in the form of complete comedy once they start texting

In the video above, Buzzfeed has pulled together some of the most classic mom texts people receive on a daily (or let's admit it, hourly) basis. Hey, there's something to be admired about really going for it with the voice text messaging.

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