texting

tech

Goodbye Forever, Blackberry Messenger

BBM is being put in the grave today, so we asked people for their fondest memories of the messaging service.
Yusuf Tamanna
5.31.19
Sex

I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could

"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos​, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.25.18
Comics!

'How to Text Good,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

No matter how simple it may seem, sending the perfect text can take some serious thought.
Ida Neverdahl
3.16.18
Religion

Pope Francis Warns that Texting at the Dinner Table Will Cause Wars

Pope Francis is on a crusade to preserve one of the last bastions of “togetherness and solidarity” in our depraved world, and he’ll be damned if he’s going to let emojis and right swipes get in the way of a good meal.
Nick Rose
2.22.17
food waste

How Ugly Emojis Are Helping Fight Food Waste

A Maryland-based start-up has launched the world’s first “ugly” fruit and veg emojis as a way to get consumers used to eating blemished produce.
Phoebe Hurst
10.10.16
Design

Meet 'Slumpie,' the Sculpture That Snuggles You While You Text

Jillian Mayer’s Wifi-emitting soft sculptures comfortably support your body while you obsessively use your smartphone.
Monica Uszerowicz
7.28.16
Technology

Everything You Need to Know About the New Food Emojis

For all of the mustachioed lumbersexuals stuck in a 2009 New York Times thinkpiece about Brooklyn, bacon and whiskey emojis will finally be here. And we all know how the pickle emoji will be used...
Hilary Pollack
6.6.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Check Out This Shit Pro-EU #Votin Campaign Video

Kids! Drinking! Sky diving! Eurozone! Whoah!
Joe Bish
5.24.16
Art

Liquid Meth Found in Bras & Art Supplies: Last Week in Art

Shia LaBeouf slapped a student, and everybody hates The Met's new logo.
Sami Emory
2.22.16
Art

Texting Art Enthusiasts Take It All Off in LA

Installation artist Jana Cruder observes changes and behaviors to our naked, texting bodies in her participatory new work.
Hannah Stouffer
2.10.16
tech

Netiquette 101: How to Use Emojis Without Having an Emojinal Breakdown

Emojis are like The Force: they can be used for good, or they can be used for evil. Or they can be used as a symbol for a dick.
Drew Millard
10.22.15
LOVE INDUSTRIES

How Phone Apps Have Changed Sex and Love

The latest episode of "Love Industries."
VICE Staff
10.15.15
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