Posts tagged "texting"

Here’s Your Daily Inspiration To Put Away Your Damn Phone

Photographer Eric Smith captured this photo in Redondo Beach, California, of a dude so engrossed in his phone that he missed a humpback whale and her calf breaching right next…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Woman Fakes Her Own Death To Get Out Of A Bad Date

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” when Miranda’s date dies on her? Apparently, Ann Gray saw that one too, and decided to fabricate something similar to dodge her…

Claire Hannum | January 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm

The Definitive Guide To Sexting

Sending the sexiest text is a difficult game, but it’s one I excel at. And lucky for you ladies, I’m here to help and tell you my best-kept, juiciest, sexting…

College Candy | January 5, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Sexting Just Got Easier With Very NSFW ‘Flirtmojis’

Now that they’ve finally decided to diversify emojis by adding people of different races and skin tones, genius app ‘Flirtmoji’ has also created emojis for horny people just like us!

Katie Oldenburg | November 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm

We’re Finally Getting Diverse Emojis!

Hooray! We’re getting diverse emoji! The Unicode Consortium, the entity that standardizes characters for letters, numbers, and symbols, has heard the demand for emojis with diverse skin tones and is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 4:30 pm

13 People Confess Their Thoughts On Using Smartphones During Sex

Remember that episode from the first season of “Sex and the City” (which, go back and watch sometime, because the first season of that show was pretty special) when Miranda…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Dream or Nightmare: You Can Text In The Air Now

T-Mobile customers now have the option of texting and photo messaging at 35,000 feet on planes equipped with WiFi (which, these days, is most of them). I realize this should…

Claire Hannum | September 25, 2014 - 5:31 pm

City Creates Sidewalk Lane For Texting While Walking

Taking a cue from an American experiment, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to…

Newser | September 15, 2014 - 2:45 pm

This Couple Communicated Using Only Emojis For A Month

A New York City couple spent a month using only emojis instead of written words to communicate in their text messages, and weirdly enough, it didn’t totally wreak havoc on…

Claire Hannum | August 27, 2014 - 9:00 am

Make It Stop: “Get Me Off My Friends’ Group Text Messages!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a

Anna Goldfarb | August 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Drunk Dialers Beware: Now You Can Text 911 During An Emergency

I can’t decide if this is a genius or terrible idea. Cell phone providers have now made it possible for users to text message 911 during an emergency in case…

Katie Oldenburg | May 16, 2014 - 11:30 am

Ask A Married Guy: “He Texts Me All The Time, But I Want More!”

I have been talking to a guy since February (I’ve known him for over a year). He texts me sweet messages and basically texts me all day long every single…

Tom Cowell | May 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Are Millennials Really Having Less Sex?

According to a recent UK study, definitely. It appears that British twentysomethings are banging less than prior generations did — but is that representative of the rest of the world’s…

Claire Hannum | March 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

Do You Need A Social Media Cone Of Shame?

As much as it bugs me when companies try to go all “high road,” I can make an exception for this hilarious Coca-Cola Social Media Guard commercial. The Guard, a…

Claire Hannum | February 21, 2014 - 10:40 am

Study: Yes, Texting While Walking Is Horrible For You

We’ve all been guilty of texting while walking, and potentially running into our fellow pedestrians as a result. The nightly news stations love to dissect this habit on the regular, and…

Claire Hannum | January 26, 2014 - 10:00 am

Here’s How Scary An Emoji Would Look In Real Life, In Case You Were Wondering

A brilliant ad campaign about the dangers of internet predators shows us who could be lurking on the other side of those oh-so-quaint emoji that we love to send back…

Claire Hannum | January 17, 2014 - 9:30 am

A Phone Fell Into A River And Two People Died Trying To Get It Back (Yes, Really)

Apparently, we haven’t had enough people plunge into massive bodies of water for the sake of their phones yet — it’s happened again. This time, though, the story isn’t quite so funny.

Claire Hannum | January 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Hate Your Job? This App Will Send A Breakup Text To Your Boss

Technology! Ain’t it grand? A new app called Quit Your Job will, yes, quit your job for you and it will do the whole thing via text. Seriously.

Claire Hannum | January 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Facepalm: Woman Was So Engrossed In Facebook That She Walked Right Off A Pier

A woman in Melbourne, Australia, got so caught up on Facebook on her phone this week that she walked right off a pier and into the water. The tourist was…

Claire Hannum | December 19, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Former ESPN Editor Warns Son To Get Texts Proving Consent To Sex

Never have sex with a girl unless she’s sent you a text that proves the sexual relationship is consensual beforehand.  And it’s a good idea to even follow up any…

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2013 - 1:30 pm
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