Absolutely! Texting definitely takes away face to face socialization ability. I know people who can text with people without a problem, but when it actually comes to talking to them on the phone or in person, they clam up. So I would say yes!
Do you think people who are addicted to texting will develop poor social skills such as talking on the phone, carrying normal face to face conversations?
I don't think so! Maybe some people would but not all! There are still people who text the whole day and are still superb in socializing! And I was one of them! Lol!