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Your Gchat Bubbles Just Got A Major Update

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology

Changes are afoot in Google Hangouts, the messaging app you probably call "GChat." On Thursday, Google rolled out updated emojis on the platform. And...

Use This Google Hangouts Trick To Avoid Messaging The Wrong Person

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

If you use Google Hangouts, there's a good chance that you've accidentally said something wildly inappropriate to the wrong person when you meant to m...

Google Debuts A New Way To Gchat With Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.18.2015 | Technology

Google Hangouts just got a facelift. The search giant on Monday quietly announced a new, dedicated website for Google Hangouts, bringing a substantial...

ICYMI: The Perils Of GChat Venting And Why Suffering Makes You Less Empathetic

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we read a handful of pieces about how people envision their place in the world. One st...

Damon Beres

This Picture Was Drawn In Gchat. Here's How | Damon Beres | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology

Why doodle in Gchat when you can churn out true masterpieces?

Type These Words Into Gchat And Instantly Delight Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology

You may have noticed some new little animations popping up in your Gchats when you're extra excited or "laughing." The animations started out as an...

Technology To Cultivate Eroticism

Melani Robinson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Melani Robinson

Technology, far beyond email, has enhanced amorous expression: phone sex, sexting, Skype, Gchat with or without video, FaceTime and there's always Snapchat, for the cautiously erotic. There's even a vibrator that can be controlled with an app.

Adventures in Our Own Backyard

Ari Andersen | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Ari Andersen

We don't need to be in transit to be able to approach our days this way. It is possible for me to be living my normal life and be excited for the unknowns of the day. I meet new people and do new things every day.

9 Tech Tips for Long-Distance Dating: A Tinder Success Story

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Caitlin Roberson

Distance sucks, but I treat my relationship as an utmost priority, the same way I treat everything else that matters most to me in life. Being busy is no excuse to bury your relationship on your priority list.

How Gchat Is Hurting Your Workplace Productivity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite our determined efforts to stay focused and productive throughout the workday, we often find ourselves distracted by the tools intended to make...

Kate Bratskeir

How Gchat Is Destroying Your Relationships, Productivity And Possibly Your Soul | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gchat is turning you into an empty shell of a human being.

How To Deal With The Horribleness Of A Gchat Outage

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Gchat is down, but that doesn't mean you need to be. If your work and social life depends on Gchatting (full disclosure: ours do), maybe you'll app...

Gchat Is Down, So You'll Have To Talk To Your Friends In Person (UPDATE: It's Back)

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

UPDATE: At 3:30 p.m. ET, Google said that everything should be up and running again. "The problem with Google Talk should be resolved," Google's...

The 12 Types Of Emails Everyone Has In Their Draft Folder

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Whenever I start to give in to the itch and the urge to miss my ex-boyfriend, I can just type his name in the Gmail search bar and see just exactly how our relationship unfolded. Threads of 'I want to break up with you' emails will resurface -- and to put a cherry on top of disaster, a play-by-play of our final words. Woo-hoo!

Terrifying Google Glitch Sent Your Messages To The Wrong People

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

Next time you hit up Google Hangouts to talk behind your friend's back, think again. Earlier Thursday morning, multiple people reported on a Googl...

Why Your Texts Might Look Kiiiiind Of Like Thiiiiiis

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.22.2013 | Women

If you haven't sent a text or an email with letters repeated for emphasis -- "hiiiiiiiiii," "oh nooooooooo," and "wait whaaaaaaat?" all come to mind -...

eWise: Sexting Surprises, Overly Gchatty

Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

What's the polite way to sext someone? I'm afraid that if I just sent him a full-frontal shot without warning it might be, well, an unpleasant surpris...

After Gchat Went Black, It Looks Like Twitter Is Down Now Too

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2012 | Technology

This post has been updated. First Gchat, now Twitter... What's happening with the Internet today?! This morning we reported that Google Talk, be...

Gchat Problems? It's Not Just You

Posted 09.25.2012 | Technology

Google Talk went down on Thursday morning, taking Gchat with it. The Google Apps Status Dashboard confirmed a service outage for Google Talk after...

Best Weekend Ever: What Our Readers Did

Posted 04.23.2012 | Women

Welcome to our 2nd installment of your #BestWeekendEver! We had an amazing response last weekend, and this round was no different. The premise her...

Best Weekend Ever: What You Did This Weekend

Posted 04.21.2012 | Women

Rebecca Black was right -- everybody IS "lookin' forward to the weekend, weekend" -- even when it's only Monday. After all, it's the limited time that...

Are You A Status Tease?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

Instant messaging was what you did in 8th grade because you didn't have a car and human interaction made you anxious, now you do it because you work a...

The Intimacy Gap

Zac Hill | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media
Zac Hill

"Send Private messages to people by only sharing your post with them, disable reshare" --Google+ "CheatSheet" -- "Please read my letter // and prom...

Billy Baldwin, Skype Sex, and Why Technology Is Saving Long-Distance Romance

Jessica Massa | Posted 06.09.2011 | Style
Jessica Massa

We Millennials are always on the lookout for new role models in the realms of love. Now it looks like we've got a new pair to add to the list. Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips -- welcome back on the map!

5 New Year's Resolutions For The Post-Dating World

Jessica Massa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Massa

Happy New Year, everyone! We're now three days into 2011, and I've got to ask - how are those New Year's resolutions coming along so far? Have y...