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Butt Dialing

Murder Plot Derailed By BUTT DIAL

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.28.2013 | Weird News

An Arkansas man, who allegedly hatched an elaborate plan to murder a former employee, is behind bars after he reportedly butt-dialed the victim and re...

America's Butts Dial 911 Too Much, Overwhelm Call Centers

Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

911 operators are getting overwhelmed -- by butt dials. According to a report by The Daily, for every 100 calls made to 911 this year, about 40 wer...

911 System Plagued By Accidental 'Butt Calls'

Posted 05.10.2012 | New York

Nearly 4 in 10 calls placed to New York City 911 operators in 2010 were made inadvertently, and most fell into the category of "butt calls" or "pocket...

Butt Dials Make Up 40 Percent Of NYC's 911 Calls

Newser | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

Calling 911 by accident can make you feel like an ass, but now comes a study suggesting that nearly 40 percent of New York City's 911 calls were "butt...

Butt-Dial Leads To SWAT Team Response In Winnetka

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The dreaded back pocket phone dial caused some chaos in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka Monday, when a man accidentally phoned his wife and the backgro...

Butt Dialing, Drunk Texting and Other Ways Technology Ruins our Relationships

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Alvear

At the very least, every phone should come engraved with a version of that message on my prescription meds. Something like, "WARNING: MAY CAUSE HUMILIATION."