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LOOK: 19 Breathtakingly Overconfident Texts. Are You Brave Enough to Send Them?

Mike Alvear | Posted 07.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

You have to be careful because there's a thin line between confidence and arrogance. One will get you the guy, the other gets you kicked to the curb.

Texting: The Relationship Killer

Hannah Barbakoff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Hannah Barbakoff

Yes, I want them to initiate conversations so I'm not always doing it. But there is a fine line between being a good texter with game, and an annoying texter. Does this sound confusing and borderline impossible to get right? Exactly. You can't win.

Critical Reviews of the Text Message "Hy you up?" Sent by Matt Ingebretson at 12:37 a.m.

Matt Ingebretson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Comedy
Matt Ingebretson

"Breathtaking... a profound work of subtlety. Bravely written and sent. A must respond text." -Entertainment Weekly

An Open Letter to Cyberbullies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.

LOOK: This Might Be The Most Awkward Text Ever

Posted 09.25.2013 | Divorce

Word to the wise: If you have the audacity to start an affair, you better have the skills to keep it under wraps. The guy who presumably sent the ...

STUDY: How Smartphones Have Changed Dating Culture

Laurie Davis | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Laurie Davis

As your relationship develops, communicating via characters is inevitable and when done thoughtfully, can enhance your budding relationship.

Can You Seduce a Guy Through Texting Humor?

Mike Alvear | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Mike Alvear

Texting can make you look like you have the personality of a parking meter or the personality of a woman who's really fun to hang out with.

Always On... Always Good?

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 05.08.2013 | Technology
Elizabeth Krupka

Disconnectivity (from technology) anxiety is an actual disorder now. Reread that before you go on please. People actually have anxiety over unanswered texts messages or a few hours away from a little piece of plastic.

Why We Are Addicted to Checking Email

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Email triggers a part of the brain that I call "lottery brain." It is the part of the brain that produces the thought/hope/belief that miracles can happen.

A Much-Needed Guide to Text Etiquette

Dana Holmes | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology
Dana Holmes

The rules can be tricky; there is a fine line between what's appropriate and what's not, and sometimes it's hard to tell where exactly to draw that line.

One Country Lets You Divorce Via Text..

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology

Texting turned 20 on Monday. That's right: SMS (Short Messaging Service), which we still use to relay our OMGs and LOLs, is older than Justin Bieber. ...

On Texting's 20th B-day, Is It Over?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.04.2012 | Fifty

Pity the poor text message -- a mere 20 years young this week and already they are talking about its retirement party. Actually, nobody holds retireme...

TEXT TROUBLE: Two Women Message State Trooper To Buy Illegal Alcohol

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Weird News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Two women face possible charges after authorities say a text message seeking the illegal purchase of alcohol was errantly sent to...

Is There A Way To Outsmart Text Message Spammers?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology

By Will Oremus (Click here for original article.) Two years ago, I got a text message from a number with a Las Vegas area code. “Thanks for vi...

How Campaigns Are Using Texts

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Text messaging is posing both new opportunities and dangers for America's political campaigns. The most widely used form of mobile c...

New Technology Allows Deaf-Blind People To Send Texts

Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily So far the products produced using remote-touch technolo...

Occupy Wall Street Gets New Arrest Alert App

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Occupy Wall Street protesters now have a free app to alert others if they're about to be arrested. Van Anden is working to make it availa...

Can Texting Sabotage Your Split?

Judy Corcoran | Posted 11.02.2011 | Divorce
Judy Corcoran

Before, divorcing, separated and divorced parents were forced to meet face-to-face or pick up the phone to communicate about the well-being of their child or children. Now, everything from play date arrangements to insult hurling is done with the flick of a thumb or the click of a mouse.

WATCH: Husband Orchestrated Wife's Killing, Claimed It Was A Bias Attack, Cops Say

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

BOONTON, N.J. — A Pakistani-American man whose wife was gunned down while they and their son walked along a quiet suburban street plotted the ki...

When Parents Text: The 13 Most Hilarious Fails From Mom And Dad

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Some parents are culture-savvy netizens who keep abreast of trends alongside their children. Others, not so much. WhenParentsText is an ode (in blog...

FCC Updating 911 For The Texting Generation

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a bid to bring the life-saving emergency service 911 into the 21st century, the FCC is looking at letting citizens report crimes through text messa...

World Texting Record SMASHED

Yahoo! News UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nimble-fingered Melissa Thompson, from Salford, Greater Manchester, made swift work of the challenge in hand. She texted "the razor-toothed piranhas ...

ER Docs TEXT Patients Waiting Times

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising how long the d...

Saudi Men Keep Their Women Tagged By Text Alerts

The Guardian | Nesrine Malik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Want to know whether your wife, sister or daughter has left the county? Well, in Saudi Arabia, there's an app for that. Reportedly, male guardians or ...

Teen Texting: Deciphering the Social Cues

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

The social rules for text conversation are anything but cut and dry. At the least, some smart teen should write a book of etiquette, so everyone can agree what the response means.