Text Messaging

Today In Things We Wish We Invented: The Hands-Free Texting Umbrella

Why does it feel like it <i>only</i> rains on our busiest days — the days we're running around from meeting to meeting with coffee and iPhone already in-hand …

Handsfree

Voicemail Is Now Officially Dead. Here's What Killed It

We never really liked it anyway.<p>I have a confession to make. I have not actually listened to a voicemail message in over two years. I know what you're thinking. What about all of those phone calls from people trying to reach me about a new insurance plan or to get directions to my house to help …

Voice Mail

Texting while driving bills draw support from police, concerns from ACLU

CLOSE<p>TCPalm's Editorial Board asked readers to share the worst examples they have seen of drivers texting on Florida roads. HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM<p>A …

Why I’ve gone on a texting diet

It’s that time of year, when some people are assessing their willingness to persist in their efforts to lose 10 pounds, speak more kindly, or to …

Relationships

The Worst Part of Dating an Older Guy Is His Texting Habits

<i>Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern relationships. (Want to</i> …

Relationships

WA Police frustrated by texting drivers not getting message

WA Police say they are frustrated drivers still are not getting the message not to use their phones while driving, with one man busted watching a …

Usain Bolt takes on CNET's text messaging speed challenge

The fastest man alive comes to the CNET stage to talk about his love for music, DJing, his trial with German football team Borussia Dortmund -- and he takes on Brian in a text speed challenge.

Usain Bolt

“Everything, Everything” on HBO: On Romance Among Texting Teens

We’ve heard about this problem for years now, but it remains one of filmmaking’s thorniest conundrums as we enter 2018: texting. It’s more prevalent …

Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone's First Meeting Was Nearly Intercepted by a 'Stalker'

Well, this won't convince you to see an orchestra anytime soon, that's for damn sure.<p>Appearing in a new video for <i>W</i> magazine, Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone fondly reminisced about the time they both believed they might've not been texting with each other in the early stages of their friendship, …

Orchestras

Five Essential Tips for Successful SMS Lead Generation [Infographic]

People interact differently with SMS than they do with other forms of communication, according to an infographic by Text Request, and marketers can …

InterAct

White House Bans Staff From Using Personal Mobile Phones at Work

The White House is banning its employees from using personal mobile phones while at work, despite concerns among some staffers that they’ll be cut …

Business

CMS clarifies policy on texting patient info within healthcare teams

Following some confusion, a Survey & Certification Letter <b>sent last week</b> has reaffirmed CMS’s stance on texting patient information, specifying that …

mHealth

NYPD: Suspects Rob Teens At Gunpoint Inside Brooklyn Playground

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> The NYPD has released surveillance video of two suspects wanted for allegedly robbing two 13-year-old boys at gunpoint at a …

Crime

You and your partner's texting habits could determine how happy you are, says science

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>Texts may be less romantic than love letters but the art of written communication in the digital age can still determine how …

Relationships

Family of man who died in New Year's Eve crash warns of texting and driving dangers

The grieving family of a Leamington man who likely died while texting and driving is hoping their tragic story will be a wake-up call for others who …

Southwestern Ontario

Florida may finally implement full ban on texting while driving

There are 43 states that currently treat texting while driving as a primary offense, but Florida isn't one of them -- you have to break another law before texting enters the picture. However, less-than-attentive commuters might not get away with it for much longer. The state legislature is about to …

Technology

5 Things That Happened When I Decided To Stop Texting My Boyfriend For A Week

After being together for a year, my boyfriend and I realized that we were in a communication rut.<p>Before we moved in together, we used to make sure …

Relationships

Majority of Canadians say texting and driving is worse than 3 years ago: poll

Canadians are more concerned than ever about texting and driving, according to a recent poll by the Canadian Auto Association (CAA).<p>Despite law …

Prince Edward Island

Texting ban may soon be enforced on Florida’s deadly roads

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky says it is hard to separate texting drivers from drunken drivers as he cruises down …

South Dakota

Similarities in texting habits could be the key to relationship satisfaction, suggests study

Texting is ubiquitous in modern day dating culture.<p>While relationships were once born out of thoughtful love letters and red, red roses, today …

Relationships

7 Things We Hate About Texting, Even Though We Love It

Technology is the best, and also the absolute <i>worst</i>. We rely on our phones all too often for basically everything. There's an app for everything, a …

Dating

Canadians believe texting while driving getting worse: CAA survey

A survey suggests most Canadians believe texting and driving is getting worse despite police crackdowns and extensive public education efforts.<p>In the November survey conducted by the Canadian Automobile Association, 83 per cent of respondents said they believe texting while driving is a bigger …

Distracted Driving

Texting and driving awareness is up, but Canadians believe the problem is getting worse

OTTAWA—A survey suggests most Canadians believe texting and driving is getting worse despite police crackdowns and extensive public education efforts.<p>…

Messaging

Texting at the wheel, distracted driving are growing concerns: survey

A new survey suggests Canadians feel the problem of texting while driving is only getting worse despite increased police surveillance and public …

Quebec

Texting And Driving Is Getting Worse Despite Crackdowns: CAA Survey

OTTAWA — A survey suggests most Canadians believe texting and driving is getting worse despite police crackdowns and extensive public education …

Messaging

Texting and driving getting worse? Survey says ‘yes’

OTTAWA — A survey suggests most Canadians believe texting and driving is getting worse despite police crackdowns and extensive public education …

Messaging

Canadians think texting while driving is as bad as drunk driving: CAA

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has just released the results of its annual poll on Canadian road safety concerns.<p>“Canadians think texting …

Distracted Driving

WATCH: You drink and drive, you die: MEC

JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng government is warning motorists and pedestrians to be cautious on the roads as the number of road deaths so far this year …

News (South Africa)

Sleep texting is turning into the new sleep talking — and it could get you in trouble

Sleep specialists are seeing a growing number of people sending text messages, emails and even making phone calls while sound asleep.<p>In most cases, …

Sleep

This Is How You Can Avoid Drunk-Texting Your Ex

People can do stupid things when they’re drunk. One of them is drunk-dialing or texting their friends, or worse, the people they fancy. The latter is …

Philippines