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6 Epic Autocorrect Failures

Steven Shehori | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

If you're a smartphone or tablet user, you're aware autocorrect is designed to save time by automatically fixing your spelling and typing errors. You're also aware things can go a little awry on occasion.

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

Ah, autocorrect, the gift that keeps on giving. This month's autocorrect fails made us giggle, but also taught us some important lessons: God has ...

When Autocorrect And Sexting Collide

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy

Sexting is complicated enough without the cockblocking efforts of autocorrect thrown into the mix. Seriously, autocorrect, just because you haven't me...

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy

Earlier this month, Apple announced a software update that may put an end to embarrassing autocorrects for good. *Moment of Silence* So, let's ...

This Is A Text You Never Want To Receive From Your Mother

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.29.2014 | Divorce

We love our moms. And we love getting texts from our moms (seriously, no one replies to our messages faster). But if our moms ever send us a text ...

9 People Who Blew It With Their Crush Over Text

Posted 02.26.2014 | Divorce

Your number one goal when texting a crush is coming across calm, cool and collected. Unfortunately, it's precisely those moments that you don't. Th...

The Best Autocorrect FAILS Of The Month

Posted 01.30.2014 | Comedy

We could chalk up this month's barrage of texting disasters to cold fingers, but we all know this happens no matter what the season. Check out Janu...

Android Won't Autocomplete 'Uterus,' 'Butt' And 1,400 Other Words

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

If you want to text a friend that you're taking the LSAT next week, Google won't help you out. An exhaustive investigation by Wired revealed that t...

This Autocorrect Fail Is Every Kid's Worst Nightmare

Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce

It's the text message no kid ever wants to receive. Luckily for the guy below, it was just a really bad autocorrect fail. Oh, parents. May you...

Its Not Grammar... It's Grammar

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 09.23.2013 | Books
Tarun Sakhrani

How often does your phone automatically correct your words? How often has a coherent sentence become one of absolute gibberish or at least one that ...

How Apple's Spelling Fails Could Put People In Danger

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology

There are more than 14,000 English words that iPhones won't correct properly, including sensitive ones like murder," "suicide," "rape," "bullet," and ...

Autocorrect Fails And The History Of Literature

Alfie Bown | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

A popular entertainment on the Internet is the 'autocorrect fail' compilation, capitalizing on the tendency of smart phones to automatically 'correct' otherwise innocuous text messages into absurd and often obscene nonsense.

PRISM Break

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.14.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

But why? Are these readers hoping to find out if things today are really as bad as Orwell foretold? Do they want to know if it has a happy ending? Or are they already expecting the worst and simply want a roadmap for an orderly transition?

LOOK: Texts That Prove You Should Never Text Your Ex

Posted 06.05.2013 | Divorce

We've all been there: You're newly single, still reeling from the sting of being dumped by your ex -- and desperately trying to avoid texting him or h...

Is Everyone -- And Everything -- Smarter Than Us?

Michele Willens | Posted 07.05.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

I may be insecure about my aging brain, but I will be damned if I am going to let a phone tell me it knows better. Maybe it should just go back to ringing.

The 15 Funniest Autocorrects Of The Month

Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy

If you've spent more than 15 minutes on the Internet, you're probably familiar with Damn You, Autocorrect, the site that curates the funniest texting ...

Rejected Man 'Accidentally' Sends Hilarious Passive Aggressive Text

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.15.2012 | Women

Ahh, first dates. The butterflies, the insecurities, the potential ... The soul-crushing rejection followed by public humiliation. At least, that'...

Autocorrect Fail Puts Schools On Lockdown

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

West Hall middle and high schools in Oakwood, Ga. were put on lockdown Wednesday afternoon -- because of an auto-corrected text message. A smartpho...

Idiot's Guide to Belly Laughing

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Anastasia Rubis

Imagine sipping a latte at your local coffee shop, and some crazy dude in the rest room throws open the door and hollers for more toilet paper. He's perched on the bowl, hairy legs spread apart. What would you do?

The 11 Most Awkward Texting Fails Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.08.2011 | Technology

We've all been there. You mean to text "I'm coming over now," but your iPhone auto-corrects your message into something absurd like, "I'm crying into ...

Ellen DeGeneres Show Accused Of Stealing Jokes

Posted 11.25.2011 | Comedy

Popular Web site Damn You Auto Correct is claiming that a new segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" repurposes their original content without proper c...

WATCH: 'Auto-Correct Love Song' Shows Problems With Sexting

Posted 11.09.2011 | Comedy

It's no secret that the iPhone's autocorrect feature can cause some embarrassing texting scenarios, but none are quite as mortifying as the romantic a...

'Damn You Autocorrect': 13 Hilarious iPhone Autocorrect Mistakes (PHOTOS)

Jillian Madison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jillian Madison

While the autocorrect function on our smart phones can be a blessing, it's also often a curse. Autocorrect has a mind - often a dirty mind - of its ow...