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If Famous Paintings Could Text, They Might Sound Just Like Us

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

If only these walls -- or the paintings on them -- could talk. Well, now they can. Or they can text, at least. Thanks to the Tumblr blog "If Pa...

Why Parents Shouldn't Be Concerned About Their Children's Texting

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

My assumption had been that when children use incorrectly spelled words, poor grammar, change the way words look in print, and substitute symbols and images (e.g. emoticons) to communicate, it will have a negative effect on their spelling, grammar, and reading and writing skills. Logical, don't you think?

The iPhone as Personal Time Capsule

Pauline Millard | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology
Pauline Millard

I have pretty much every single text anyone has ever sent me. I know I could keep the digital conversation going by simply transferring the data, but I see each new phone as the start of a new era.

Democracy's Biggest Threat

Mike Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

2013-10-15-mikesmithnsablog.jpg Face it, you're worried about all of your tweets, texts and Facebook posts that the NSA may have stored in the deep, dark recesses of a computer bank.

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 ...

Sending A Text To The Wrong Person: So Embarrassing

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

We've experienced the humiliation of sending a text to the wrong person by accident. A recent Reddit thread asked users to share some of the most inap...

The Wild West of Virtual Offices: Have Keyboards Become Six-Shooters?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, made her inaugural splash by announcing that working from home was no longer an option for Yahoo employees, a collective gasp was heard around the telecommuting world.

How-To: Leave a Little Love in Someone's Inbox!

HooplaHa | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
HooplaHa

Are voicemails the new texts? Leigh Koechner, star of HooplaHa.com's No Mundane Moments, thinks so. It's no secret that etiquette these days is far...

What Are You Suppose To Do When Your Have, Like, 106,926 Unread Emails?

AP | By MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. But the same modes of communication that have hooked us on the ins...

Why Your Texts Might Look Kiiiiind Of Like Thiiiiiis

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.22.2013 | Women

If you haven't sent a text or an email with letters repeated for emphasis -- "hiiiiiiiiii," "oh nooooooooo," and "wait whaaaaaaat?" all come to mind -...

A Designated Texter?

Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

The dangers associated with texting while driving have often been likened to those of drinking and driving. Now, Florida's Orlando-Orange County Expre...

Pedestrians, Put Down The Phone!

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his ba...

Send Us Your #TextsFromDad!

Posted 06.15.2012 | Women

Most of us have received a hilarious text or email from our fathers at some point. Whether they're proposing potential band names, urgently reminding ...

Texts From Scarlett O'Hara

The Hairpin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

where r u Scarlett I'm at work I can't text right now need u at mill Scarlett I have the baby with me I really can't come to the mill what baby M...

Tweet This, Deny That: Social Media and the End of Denial

Michele Weldon | Posted 02.07.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Digital shaming has become the newest form of public stocks, ensuring the wrongdoings of individuals are widely known and impossible to erase.

RIP: The... Pause

Suzan Colón | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology
Suzan Colón

Technology was supposed to make our lives easier and even richer in some sense, but today's tech is really about [insert snap of fingers] NOW.

When you've co-signed a lease with the roommate from hell

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My roommate and I are both in 3rd in university and have been friends since high school. We've been living together for only t...

Jeanne Mundango Manunga Jailed For Sending Text Threats -- To Herself

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SANTA ANA, Calif. — An Orange County woman was sentenced to a year in jail for sending hundreds of threatening text messages – to herself....

Safety Group Seeks Ban On Texting While Driving

nytimes.com | MATT RICHTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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The Subtext of Texting

Stinson Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stinson Carter

It used to be that if you tried to talk to someone, you only had to compete with the other people in the bar for their attention. Now, you also have to compete with whoever that person is texting.