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The Everyday Behavior That Could Be Used Against You in Court

Ken Altshuler | Posted 04.24.2012 | Divorce
Ken Altshuler

While many people are beginning to realize the risks posed by thoughtlessly posting comments and pictures on Facebook, I still find myself regularly shocked by the incriminating messages and images that can be so easily accessed in a divorce case.

Sexting FAIL

Posted 02.22.2012 | Comedy

If there's one thing we've learned from "Sexting in Suburbia," it's that the rules of sexy texting are simple and finite (and if you break them, you'l...

Email Use On The Skids Among Teens

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

With texts, tweets, Facebook Chat, and Skype all available as means of instantaneous communication, it's no surprise that the good ol' email seems to ...

Has Sexting Become Mainstream for Young Women?

Julie Spira | Posted 04.10.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

As far as sexting, texting, posting, and tagging goes, remember, we're creating a permanent digital footprint every time we push the send button.

A World Without Facebook?

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Davis Schneiderman

Consider the many ways you need to check in with your social network and the all-seeing, almost totalitarian power of the text message. Yes, communication is all-but-instant, but so is observation.

What's The Worst Lie You've Told Via Text?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 09.06.2013 | Women

It's 10 pm. Several friends are out and waiting for you, but you're still in pajamas and can't seem to bring yourself to leave the couch. What do you ...

3 Tips For Texting Your Way INTO The Friend-Zone!

| Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-approv...

Text Donations Facilitate Impulse Giving But Not Long-Term Donations, Study Says

Posted 01.27.2012 | Impact

The best way to reach busy, distracted donors? Make it easy. The ability to send small donations using mobile phones facilitates “impulse giving...

Sexting in the City... and the Suburbs... and the Country....

Sarah Tracey | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment
Sarah Tracey

It's incredibly intimidating to come of age in a digital world where this is a common expectation in modern dating. I imagine the great love stories through time: would Juliet have texted explicit photos to Romeo when they were kept apart? How about Scarlett and Rhett?

Is Sexting Really Addictive?

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 03.26.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

If you already suffer from what I like to call Affection Deficit Disorder -- if your head pounds when you see His car or think about Her with another guy -- try an iHoliday.

Am I Antisocial?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology
Marian Salzman

How has this happened to me? How has this happened to so many of us? It seems that all the hyperconnectedness in today's society is siphoning away our energy for real-life interaction. Some people might call my lifestyle antisocial; I'd prefer to say I'm living the "new normal."

Help Me Understand ...

John Joss | Posted 03.24.2012 | Media
John Joss

We live in an era of over-communication surpassing the grotesque, bordering on the obscene. We are now the helpless victims of TMI, or Too Much Information.

Bent Neck Syndrome and Compulsive Connectivity Disorder: Latest Smartphone Afflictions?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 03.13.2012 | Technology
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We'll put down our phones, get up from our ergonomic chairs, straighten our necks and step away from whatever screens we have wrapped all around us. And we'll heal.

No Text Is Worth Losing a Life

JoJo | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
JoJo

It only takes a short break in concentration for the unthinkable to happen. Fact of the matter is, if you're not paying 100 percent attention to the road, you are gambling with your life and the lives of others.

Has The Internet Increased The Divorce Rate?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 03.06.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

People used to get to know one another gradually over months. Now people think that they know one another in hours or days, especially with our high-speed technology that increases the need for instant gratification.

New Messaging Services Mean Trouble For Texting

Reuters | Sinead Carew | Posted 03.05.2012 | Technology

By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Text-messaging has long been a big-time profit generator for U.S. mobile operators, but they now r...

Your Guide To Safe Sexting

SELF | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women

Ninety-two percent of women say they exchange sexy texts. But sexting can be as perilous as it is popular. Learn how to, ahem, give good phone....

Just in Time for New Years: Five Excuses for Being Single

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 02.20.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Tannen

I'm talking about two people, both single, somehow meeting and feeling a simultaneous attraction, who are able to recognize that mutual interest and maintain it beyond two dates. Can someone please explain: how does that happen?

Miami Texter Owes $8.8 Million After Fatal Car Crash

Posted 02.20.2012 | Miami

In 2008, Myriam del Socorro Lopez was in the car with her husband on Bird Road when 17-year-old Luis Cruz-Govin, speeding and weaving, crashed into th...

Get Your Crush To Like You With The Perfect Flirtexts!

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Oh, the agony of dating in the digital age. How long do you wait before responding to his text? What does it mean when she doesn't text you back righ...

What Teens Do 7 Times Every Waking Hour?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.16.2011 | Parents

If teens seem to be glued to their cellphones, it's because they're texting about as many times an hour as you might suspect they say "like" -- an ave...

Katherine Bindley

They Can Text, But Can They Talk?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents

Parents have a long list of concerns about children using technology: Will they be hurt by cyber bullying? Or meet with online predators? Will their h...

What Texting Ban?

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 12.09.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- For all the criticism and new legal bans, texting by drivers just keeps increasing, especially among younger motorists. About half of A...

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David Park Curry | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
David Park Curry

Do you suppose that those who text have ever given any thought to parallels among coded abbreviations -- typed acronyms or spoken "abreevs" -- and other minimized forms of verbal or visual short hand?

How Your Cell Phone Reveals The Inner You

ForbesWoman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Women

The psychology of texting is starting to sprout as a hot-button area, though the research is still amazingly in its infancy. From what studies tell us...