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The Media Beat's Annual Best Corrections (2016)

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.29.2016 | Media
David Tereshchuk

We in the media made more mistakes in 2016 than in any previous year, ever. I feel confident in baldly stating that as incontrovertible fact. Where...

Your iPhone Will Autocorrect 'Lardass' To 'Kardashian,' Seriously

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

There seems to be a mix-up when it comes to autocorrect's understanding of "lardass" and "Kardashian." Heiress and actress Lydia Hearst took to Twitt...

Autocorrect Fail Leads To Delightful Birthday Cake Mistake

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology

Listen up, folks: If you're going to order a birthday cake, don't do it via text. Or your iPhone's autocorrect might play a trick on you. A mom in N...

On Second Thought: An Innovative Startup to Watch

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.05.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

My team and I interviewed Maci about her startup: challenges, plans to scale, and innovation.

The Funniest Autocorrect Fails Of The Month (NSFW)

Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy

Another month, another round of cringeworthy texting mishaps. Damn You Autocorrect collects the funniest autocorrect FAILS all month to find the mo...

The Funniest Autocorrect Fails Of The Month (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy

Another month, another batch of autocorrect victims. We all make the occasional texting slip-up, but most of the time, these mistakes stay between...

The 45 Funniest Autocorrect Fails Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy

This one goes out to all the moms who got iPhones for Christmas this year. Moms and dads are an undeniable theme in the texting mishaps we see ever...

The Dybbuk Inside My iPhone

Shira Dicker | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Shira Dicker

Overriding my vocalizations, my personal AutoCorrect serves as a cyber-Ouija-board, spelling out that which I am trying to ignore, forcing me into a direct confrontation with reality.

The Most Cringeworthy Autocorrects FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 10.31.2014 | Comedy

What's scarier than any ghost, ghoul or goblin? Sending a horribly embarrassing autocorrect. There's no need to to go to a haunted house or watch ...

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 10.01.2014 | Comedy

In case you hadn't heard, Apple rolled out some new-fangled software that promised to get rid of our beloved autocorrects. Our response? Why on @#...

The Funniest Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy

Autocorrect can make texting fast and easy. Or, it can make your mom sound like a total perv. In case you haven't giggled enough this month, check ...

6 Epic Autocorrect Failures

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.19.2014 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

If you're a smartphone or tablet user, you're aware autocorrect is designed to save time by automatically fixing your spelling and typing errors. You're also aware things can go a little awry on occasion.

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

Ah, autocorrect, the gift that keeps on giving. This month's autocorrect fails made us giggle, but also taught us some important lessons: God has ...

When Autocorrect And Sexting Collide

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy

Sexting is complicated enough without the cockblocking efforts of autocorrect thrown into the mix. Seriously, autocorrect, just because you haven't me...

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy

Earlier this month, Apple announced a software update that may put an end to embarrassing autocorrects for good. *Moment of Silence* So, let's ...

This Is A Text You Never Want To Receive From Your Mother

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.29.2014 | Divorce

We love our moms. And we love getting texts from our moms (seriously, no one replies to our messages faster). But if our moms ever send us a text ...

9 People Who Blew It With Their Crush Over Text

Posted 02.26.2014 | Divorce

Your number one goal when texting a crush is coming across calm, cool and collected. Unfortunately, it's precisely those moments that you don't. Th...

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

Posted 01.30.2014 | Comedy

We could chalk up this month's barrage of texting disasters to cold fingers, but we all know this happens no matter what the season. Check out Janu...

Android Won't Autocomplete 'Uterus,' 'Butt' And 1,400 Other Words

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

If you want to text a friend that you're taking the LSAT next week, Google won't help you out. An exhaustive investigation by Wired revealed that t...

This Autocorrect Fail Is Every Kid's Worst Nightmare

Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce

It's the text message no kid ever wants to receive. Luckily for the guy below, it was just a really bad autocorrect fail. Oh, parents. May you...

Its Not Grammar... It's Grammar

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 09.23.2013 | Books
Tarun Sakhrani

How often does your phone automatically correct your words? How often has a coherent sentence become one of absolute gibberish or at least one that ...

How Apple's Spelling Fails Could Put People In Danger

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology

There are more than 14,000 English words that iPhones won't correct properly, including sensitive ones like murder," "suicide," "rape," "bullet," and ...

Autocorrect Fails And The History Of Literature

Alfie Bown | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

A popular entertainment on the Internet is the 'autocorrect fail' compilation, capitalizing on the tendency of smart phones to automatically 'correct' otherwise innocuous text messages into absurd and often obscene nonsense.


Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.14.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

But why? Are these readers hoping to find out if things today are really as bad as Orwell foretold? Do they want to know if it has a happy ending? Or are they already expecting the worst and simply want a roadmap for an orderly transition?

LOOK: Texts That Prove You Should Never Text Your Ex

Posted 06.05.2013 | Divorce

We've all been there: You're newly single, still reeling from the sting of being dumped by your ex -- and desperately trying to avoid texting him or h...