The act of having a conversation with someone by typing on your phone, but not actually sending the text. Rather, you just pass the phone back and forth to type on, or you just show the person what you wrote to them.
We were ghetto texting so that our friends wouldn't know what we were saying.
We didn't feel like talking, so we just ghetto texted.
We were sitting together, and he just ghetto texted me that he liked me!