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Do You Sleep Text? 4 Reasons You Should Stop TODAY!!

Texting in the middle of the night is not a new phenomenon. Over 2 years ago, reports on teens texting at night began to surface. One study concluded the average teen sends 34 texts after lights out, reports teenkidsnews.com When teens were asked why they were texting at such odd hours. Most teens shared nearly the same reply,  If [...]

Girl Talk: The 6 Most Annoying Texts Guys Send & How To Respond

A lot of the time, especially when it comes to crushes and dating, it can be really frustrating… especially when you’re dealing with a dude who sucks at texting. Believe me, there are plenty of them out there. There are few things more grating than getting annoying texts from a guy you like and having [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:58:03+01:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |4 Comments

7 Huge Texting Mistakes You Don’t Realise You’re Making

Thank God for texting, I don’t know what I would do without it. Texting makes our lives much easier because we don’t have to talk on the phone if we don’t want to, and we can be in quick communication with people we want to talk to whenever we want. However, it’s also a curse [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:58:10+01:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: social|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

8 Reasons It’s Totally Gross To Fight Over Text

There is really no other word for it – it’s just GROSS to fight over text. The worst thing about text messages is the lack of emotion – you can’t tell exactly what someone is thinking or how they’re feeling just by reading what they’re writing. That makes it much easier to get confused by [...]

40 Teen Text Terms Decoded for Confused Parents

To help you in your quest to decode your teens’ space-constrained text babble, we’ve compiled a list of popular terms and abbreviations. Don’t be surprised if you see variations when it comes to capitalisation or style; it’s common for some teens to prefer all caps to lowercase or even changing capitalisation, whether at the beginning [...]

By |2015-09-07T17:47:42+01:00September 7th, 2015|Categories: social|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

What His/Her Texts Say & What They Actually Mean

Whether she’s just your crush or a dude you just started dating, it’s easy to misunderstand someone’s text messages. When you can’t hear the person’s voice or see their face, it’s hard to figure out exactly what they mean. Here is your guide on what his/her texts say vs. what they really mean. This isn’t [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:22:15+01:00January 12th, 2015|Categories: Love & Dating|Tags: , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

The 8 Biggest Texting Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Chatting With Your Crush

Texting is a super cool way to express your feelings to those you care about, especially if you’re the shy type who’s always having very little to say when you’re having a face-to-face convo with your crush. But even though there are tons of perks to texting your crush, there are also some major downsides. [...]

7 Very Real Dangers Of Texting And Walking

We all love staying connected. What’s a dude gotta do when he’s attached to his phone like almost 24/7 answering texts, tweets, commenting of Facebook posts and what have you? We just can’t help but stay connected, except when it almost gets us killed. I can remember the other time I was doing some stuff [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:45:18+01:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

30 Acronyms You Might Not Know (But Probably Should)

BYOB, OMG, and FYI are just soooo yesterday. New abbreviations pop up on social media every second, so it's normal to feel lost and confused about the origin and correct usage of letters like “JIC” (just in case). So we’re here to help you learn 33 acronyms floating around. Behold, the DoMA (Dictionary Of Modern [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:52:46+01:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hw texting mks ur speln btter!: Experts Say Text Messaging “Improves Students’ Spelling Skills”

It has been hailed as the death of spelling and punctuation. But in fact texting does not affect students’ grammar and spelling, a new study has found. Researchers claim there is no evidence to suggest youngsters using textspeak – where young people miss punctuation and shorten words in messages – affected their understanding of English. [...]

By |2014-07-09T15:36:00+01:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: social|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment