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Texting Teens

Teens Use Tech To Build Relationships, Not Destroy Them: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexis Fitts | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology

It’s a difficult world for today’s teenagers, at least according to the Internet. A slew of recent articles have hammered home a single narrative:...

Textism: Is Spelling Over?

Marty Kaplan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Marty Kaplan

What about today's texting toddlers who grow up thinking that lol is a word? Are we raising a generation of illiterates whose fuzzy spelling is the precursor of fuzzy thinking?

Young People Aren't Making Phone Calls Anymore... They're Texting

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

Kids, you've heard of phone calls, right? Did you know that there's an app on your smartphone that lets you talk out loud to family and friends? Ask y...

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.