Posts tagged "texting"

18 Reasons Not To Text Him Back

I got my first text from this guy I’ve liked forever. Finally, after years of subtly dangling the carrot that is moi, he started running for the bait. But what…

Simcha | September 22, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Leaving The Country? Saudi Arabia May Text Message Your Male Guardian

Imagine if every time you left the country — for a vacation, for college, for a new job — you needed permission from your father, brother or husband.

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2010 - 8:15 pm

What Can Texting Underpants Do For You?

These “SIMsystem” (stands for Smart Incontinence Management) underpants are awesome in oh so many ways. Developed for use in nursing homes, they send a text message to nurses when a…

Erin Flaherty | April 2, 2010 - 6:45 pm

What Is “Mexting” And Why Will It Make You Fart?

So you’ve “sexted,” but have you “mexted”? Mexting is a didn’t-exist-until-it-was-invented-yesterday phenomenon where you snap sexually provocative photos of Mexican food on your cell phone camera.

Parents, are…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Dating Don’ts: Know Your Textiquette

Texting has become as ubiquitous as the cell phones that birthed them, but what is it doing to our love lives? Can you imagine what a different movie “Casablanca” would…

Judy McGuire | September 24, 2009 - 1:00 pm

“That’s Not Cool”: A Very Cool Website For Teens In The Digital Era

Gossip is to high school as dry kindling is to fire—it doesn’t take much for things to get heated. And now with technology and the internet, we can only imagine…

Leonora Epstein | September 23, 2009 - 12:40 pm

The World’s Most Over-The-Top PSA Warns Not To Text And Drive

Remember those drunk driving PSAs we were forced to watch in Driver’s Ed? The plot was usually the same—a friend is at the funeral of a friend who was…

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Crazy Emails From A Girlfriend Gone Mad

I think most of us at some point in our lives have sent an email or text in the heat of an angry moment that we later regretted.

Wendy Atterberry | August 11, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Get Your Ph.D. In Textology

What’s the craziest, weirdest text message you’ve ever received? I know I have a bunch of zingers. There’s the buddy who sends me a random text message every six months…

Ami Angelowicz | August 7, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Girl Talk: Why EChem is Just Not Enough

I heart words and communication. This includes emails, text messages, Gchat, Blackberry Messenger, iChat — the works. I am a sucker for a well-crafted email or a witty text message.

Ami Angelowicz | July 22, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Teen Text Walks, Falls Into A Manhole

A 15-year-old New York girl found out that walking and texting can be just as dangerous as driving while texting. Alexa Longueira was strolling down the street and paying more…

Zandile Blay | July 13, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Blind Dates And Texting Don’t Mix — Or Do They?

Over at Double X, there’s this truly hilarious essay by Kelly Seal, who explains how she found herself apologizing to someone she was supposed to go on a date with,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2009 - 1:20 pm

How To Cheat Without Using Modern Technology

You would think that with all the different advancements in communication having an affair would be easier. Not so, according to a survey by Telstra Corp, a dominant phone company…

Annika Harris | June 24, 2009 - 4:30 pm

America’s Next Top Texter

I’m the world’s slowest text messager. So I’m pretty darn impressed by the contestants who took part in LG’s third annual U.S. National Texting Championship on Tuesday. More than 250,000…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 17, 2009 - 2:20 pm

20 Relationships And Technology Dos And Don’ts

Ever sent a sexy text to your boyfriend… and then realized it was actually to your boss? Do you know your partner’s email password? Are you constantly checking your Blackberry—even… | June 16, 2009 - 4:00 pm

What Are Your “Rules” For Dating?

I recently got a call from my best friend’s 18-year-old brother: “Uh hey, Leo, uh, so I like have this date with a girl, and it’s kind of my first…

Leonora Epstein | June 9, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Sex Ed Through Text Messaging

If you take a shower before you have sex, are you less likely to get pregnant? Does a normal penis have wrinkles? If my BF doesn’t like me to be…

Annika Harris | May 4, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Mind Of Man: Here’s Why We Don’t Call You Back

Fine, I’ll level with you. After all, we’ve been through so much together. You’re like foreign exchange students to me. Not unlike sisters. But I wouldn’t feel gross if I…

John DeVore | April 15, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Quickies: Katy Perry May Have Kissed A Girl, But She’s Marrying A Man

Katy Perry is reportedly engaged to Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy. Guess she’s done kissing girls! [Your Tango]
Tired of being nice this year? Check out these gifts for…

Persia Ali | December 16, 2008 - 10:00 pm