texting

SMS ILU

The Route of a Text Message, a Love Story

The surprisingly complex journey a text message takes every time we hit 'send.'
Scott B. Weingart
2.22.19
reproductive health

Teens Can Now Text This Bot to Answer Their Awkward Sex Questions

Planned Parenthood's new AI chatbot named Roo is ready to answer young people's burning questions about masturbation, STI's, reproductive health, and more.
Leila Ettachfini
1.24.19
big telecom

Verizon Says It Won’t Increase Fees on Education App After All

The telecom company responded to criticism from teachers and parents saying it will waive the new text message fees for this specific use.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.19
Verizon

Verizon Is Making It Harder for Teachers to Contact Students Who Don’t Have Smartphones

Verizon’s new fees on app to phone long code messages was designed to counter robotexts, not stop teachers from assigning homework.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.14.19
this is fine

Why Long Phone Conversations Are Necessary to My Happiness

A phone call is a remarkably contained experience between two people in a world that otherwise demands we share everything.
Marjon Carlos
12.24.18
workplace ghosting

How Companies Are Dealing with Millennials Ghosting on Their Jobs

Low unemployment rates in certain sectors and 'texting culture' can mean abrupt departures that create frustration for employers.
Anne Gaviola
10.10.18
midterms

An "impostor" texted Beto O'Rourke supporters about getting undocumented immigrants to the polls

It seemed a bit sketchy, to say the least.
Emma Ockerman
9.7.18
Dark Money

Text campaigns are changing American politics — and nobody's ready

Anonymous "peer to peer" texts could be another source of untraceable money flowing into the 2018 midterms.
Alex Thompson
8.20.18
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
7.24.18
pain

The Way You Text Can Mess Up Your Hands

Here's how to undo the damage from tapping out texts and emails all day.
Richard Morgan
7.13.18
Sex

The Unwritten Rules When It Comes to Your Ex's Nudes

Is it flattering, unethical, or just plain weird to keep nudes from lovers past?
Leila Ettachfini
6.28.18
Broadly

Responding to Nudes with Mere Emojis Is an Affront to Human Decency

Why you should consider what went into this sexy selfie and access your horny gratitude.
Sara David
5.9.18
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