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Text Etiquette

Theater Chain Backtracks On Worst Idea Ever

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.15.2016 | Technology

UPDATE: April 15 -- That idea sure faded to black fast. After AMC Entertainment said it would consider allowing texting in some of its movie theaters,...

4 Things We Should All Stop Doing When We Text

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.07.2016 | OWN

We all text. You, your friends, your boss, your grandmother, every 10-year-old ever -- and a comedian and writer named Akilah Hughes. Like many of us,...

MIT Professor: Why 'Ghosting' Is Bad For Society (VIDEO)

HuffPost News | David Flumenbaum | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living

MIT Professor Sherry Turkle tackles ghosting, the phenomenon familiar to texters, and how its effects can be more lasting than we think....

Textiquette: Good, Bad, and Off Limits

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.28.2014 | Technology
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Since texting has no boundaries or face-to-face communication, it can cause misunderstandings and even lend itself to abuse. Words matter, especially written words.

OMG! What Should I Text Him? A Guide for [Almost] Every Scenario

GalTime | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women

To help you navigate the mysterious unwritten laws of post-event texts, we got some expert advice about the perfect thing to write for the five biggest new relationship scenarios.

LOOK: Why Texting A Girl Didn't End Well For One Guy

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Women

One would-be Romeo learned his lesson the hard way -- sloppy texts get you nowhere. Redditor savannahisneat posted a screenshot of her response to...

My Huge Texting Mistake

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

"That's bad," my husband said when he read the exchange. "That's really bad."

Texting Is Killing Real Business Communication

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Whether it's a business or personal interaction, multiple studies show that as much as 50-65 percent of the communication is nonverbal. That means that people who are addicted to text messaging and email may be sending only half the message.