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Can't Get A Date? You May Have Been Benched

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

You haven't been dropped, you aren't in the keeper league, and you're still in the live draft... but you aren't playing the game. You're on the bench.

Sexting Might Actually Be A Sign Of A Committed Relationship

The Conversation US | Posted 08.29.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

As a human development researcher who studies how technology influences relationships, I wanted to understand if people who are anxious about dating or about what their partner thinks of them are more likely to sext.

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Bonin Bough, Mondelez International

David Shing | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
David Shing

"People will tell you that 1 out of 5 minutes are spent on the Facebook feed, but the other 4 minutes are spent in messaging. And here we are at Canne...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: On Father's Day-Since You've Been Gone

Shelly Peiken | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Dear Daddy, Since you've been gone the world has gone a little mad. I miss you so, but there are things I'm happy you didn't have to witness. In 200...

The New Rule of Thumb: Adjust Your Marketing for a Mobile World

Julie Niehoff | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Julie Niehoff

Our thumbs separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom. And never has that been more evident than today, with mobile technology in almost every ha...

New Research Suggests Text Messages Improve Election Day Turnout in the Developing World, With Conditions

Tavneet Suri | Posted 04.08.2016 | World
Tavneet Suri

We now have evidence that text messages improve civic engagement in emerging countries by encouraging people to vote.

"Wearable First" - the New "Mobile First"

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 04.07.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

As at the screen sizes change -- the way we communicate also has to change. Not only how we communicate with one another but also the way we interact with apps and "stuff" (meaning IoT) around us.

Potato Messaging - Dream or Reality?

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

As you know there are two types of people- the ones that send messages and the ones that send messages on potatoes... Finally there is a way to send...

Be Your Own Secret Business Weapon

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.04.2016 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Writing about entrepreneurship and working with entrepreneurs from around the world, I often have the pleasure of connecting with people I may never h...

Using Text to Boost Holiday Sales for Your Small Business

Marcos J. Menendez | Posted 11.17.2016 | Small Business
Marcos J. Menendez

If you're looking for a low-cost way to reach your customers during the holidays, consider text message marketing. According to research, coupons sent...

7 Texts You NEVER Want To Get From The Babysitter

Meredith Masony | Posted 10.01.2016 | Parents
Meredith Masony

If you have children, think back to the first time you left them with a babysitter. I'm not talking about your parents, or your husband's parents. I'm talking about the first time you left them with someone who is not related to you. It can be a very scary time.

Tips for Better Texting

Linda Lauren | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Linda Lauren

Texting is being given a bad reputation by the very people who use it for it's convenience, and it does not have to be that way. There is true beauty in the communication of texting, and when it is embraced it can be very rewarding.

Text Alert: The Connection Between Quality Sleep and Quitting Cigarettes

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

The findings suggest that text message-based programs could help improve sleep habits among smokers, which may in turn help them become smoke-free.

Predictive Poetry

Todd Greenwood | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Todd Greenwood

Ever notice when you type a word on your smart phone, it suggests the next word? Both IOS and Android have built similar timesaving predictive features into their keyboards.

Here's How That One Text Message Crashes Your iPhone (Probably)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.29.2015 | Technology

All it takes to crash an iPhone is one text message, because of a small set of Arabic characters that grow longer when you delete them. Probably. S...

This Single Text Message Can Crash Your iPhone

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology

A single line of text, sent via text message, has the power to crash an iPhone. The bug, which popped up on Reddit Tuesday afternoon, can force a r...

Finally, Emoji That Show What It Really Feels Like To Be An Introvert

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It can be tough being an introvert and explaining the need to be alone and recharge without seeming annoyed or angry. Harder still? Translating that k...

Ferguson Response Network: Protesters Launch Nationwide Engagement Campaign

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

With the Darren Wilson indictment announcement looming in the case of slain black teen Mike Brown, the entire country sits on the edge of its seat. While the City of Ferguson and its new police coalition prepare for possible violence if no indictment is issued, Ferguson protesters prepare for just the opposite: peaceful protests.

How Text Messages Change From Dating To Marriage

Alice Zhao | Posted 12.21.2014 | Technology
Alice Zhao

Way back in 2008, my now husband and I went on our first date. On our one year anniversary, his gift to me was a Word doc of all of our text messages since our first date (what he likes to refer to as #thegiftofdata). To celebrate our six year anniversary, I decided to take his present to the next level.

New Bills Owner's Casually Texts Daughter The Good News

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.09.2014 | Sports

Like most 20-year-old girls, Jessie Pegula gets text messages from her dad. Unlike most 20-year-old girls, Jessie's dad Terry owns a sports team, the ...

You and Me: We All Create Abundance Every Day

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

How can we all be more aware of and transform the kind of abundance we are creating each day? The answer: Love yourself, be open to the power of possibility, live and let live, be supportive but not enabling, and make a concerted effort to be the change you wish to see.

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

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

14 Ways You're Being Lied To Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

Are you paranoid... or is everybody just lying to your face?

More Than 250 New Emoji To Be Released, And We Have The List

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology

Sometimes, words just aren't enough. Sometimes, you need that perfectly fitting emoji. On Monday, the Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit that regulate...

The Importance of Being Fluent in the Language of Texting

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

If conversation is an art, art takes practice. Today, that practice time is used up screen-to-screen, rather than face-to-face or through composing a well-constructed letter. And yet the reports of the death of eloquent expression may be greatly exaggerated.