October 31, 2013 Texting terms of endearment seems to shore up relationships. Affectionate affirmations help mitigate hurts and frustrations, a study finds. But men who get flooded with texts from their significant other tend to say the relationship is unsatisfactory. Women tend to say the more texts the merrier.
October 30, 2013 They're everywhere — smartphone users who wander the sidewalks, and sometimes into other people, tapping away at their cellphones. Is resistance futile?
July 22, 2013 Today, with texts, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, it's easy to keep relationships ambiguous and uncommitted. But keeping a digital distance from exes is also next to impossible.
December 24, 2012 The inability to send coherent text messages, or 'dystextia,' is helping doctors diagnose neurological problems. In one recent case, a series of garbled text messages was an early signal that a woman was having a stroke.
December 3, 2012 Texting may not always be the best method of communication, but it can be a promising support network for smokers who want to quit. Several recent studies show that receiving an encouraging text can help stave off a cigarette craving and boost motivation to quit for good.
August 16, 2012 What's a professor to do when students are more focused on their electronic gadgets than on class? Commentator and William and Mary professor Barbara J. King writes an open letter to students, and issues them a challenge.
August 8, 2012 If you think terrific thumbs are all you need to take home the U.S. National Texting Championship, think again. This is no touch and go competition.
August 8, 2012 Competitors will be in New York City this afternoon for the annual LG U.S. National Texting Championship. There's a $50,000 top prize at stake, BTW.
October 23, 2011 Leaving and listening to voice messages may be a dying routine, but texts and emails just aren't the same. Producer Priska Neely recently took a long bus trip and decided to go through a full inbox. Voice mail may take longer, but sometimes it's worth it.
January 26, 2011 Gchatting, texting or Facebook messaging with the object of your affection. Back in my day, it would've been e-mail. So much to say, but you never pull the trigger. This video's gone viral, prompting many to consider saying what they mean.