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  1. netiquette
    Does Jeff Bezos Know How to Text?The Amazon CEO flubbed an all-important number swap.
  2. ukraine scandal
    Ukraine Diplomat Desperately Tried to Take Notes on a Criminal ConspiracyTexts between top diplomats reveal that committing an impeachable offense is like doing any other office job in the world.
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    Trump ‘Texting’ the Entire Country Was Already the NormThursday’s FEMA alert test was strangely chill.
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    Teen Texting Panic: It’s Back, Baby!What are they saying, and why is it always horny?
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    Grandma and Teen Who Spent Thanksgiving Together After Texting Mix-up ReuniteThanksgiving 2016’s most heartwarming story continues into 2017.
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    This Hotline Will Text Creepy Dudes Back AnonymouslyThe perfect number to give to that dude at the bar who won’t stop bothering you.
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    We May Be Severely Underestimating the Car Fatalities Caused by Cell PhonesThe way we collect road-fatality data has a serious problem.
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    Uber Now Lets You Communicate With Your Driver From the AppIn-app messaging is coming your way.
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    Enjoy This Growing Spreadsheet of Texts People Wish They Could Send Their Exes“I should have hit you harder with my car.”
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    That Whole ‘Don’t Text and Drive’ Thing Still Applies to Your FeetThis has been a public service announcement.
  11. The Period Isn’t Dead, But It Is Niche NowNobody needs them to end a text message.
  12. Finally, a Device That Lets You Send the Smelly Text Messages You’ve Longed ForMmmmmm, sunscreen.
  13. Sign of the Apocalypse: AMC Might Allow Texting in TheatersOh no, the horror.
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    New Jersey Lawmaker Wants to Ban Texting While Walking, Which: Good LuckYou can pry my smartphone from my cold, dead hands (after I’m run over by a truck).
  15. A New Jersey Lawmaker Wants to Fine People for Texting While Crossing the StreetIt would be treated as jaywalking. 
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    A Dickcember Fairy Tale, or How a Dirty Chain Text Improved My Dating LifeHOE-HOE-HOE season has arrived!
  17. digital culture
    Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless TongueAre words on the way out?
  18. digital culture
    Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless TongueAre words on the way out?
  19. nanny state
    Dear Cyclists, the City Council Is Coming for Your Cell PhonesYou’ll have no choice but to upgrade to Google Glass
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Dumb Joke Text Backfires on Dumb New Jersey ManNow he’s facing a maximum of five years in prison.
  21. technology
    Emoticons Are Now Easier to Read, Times ReportsThere’s a new development in text message technology.
  22. early and awkward
    President Obama Interrupts Dude’s Texting SessionAwkward.
  23. terrorble
    New York Will Be the First City in the Country to Text Emergency AlertsTexts from Barry.
  24. internet heroes
    Texting Fountain Lady Has a Message for America’s Youth: ‘Do Not Text and Walk’She’s not laughing.
  25. i fought the law
    Californians Might Want to Stop Texting About How Yr 8Ball Wuz So Gr8 LOLWarrantless text searches, brought to you by the California Supreme Court.
  26. humor at the office
    Man’s Boss Really Excited About This Text-Messaging Thing“He ends every text with ‘lol.’ It’s like he thinks it is the ‘sincerely’ of texting.”
  27. buses
    Nearly Twenty MTA Bus Drivers a Month Are Busted Texting While DrivingDoes this surprise you? Then you don’t ride buses.
  28. haiti
    Text Donations to Haiti: the Good News and the (Slightly) Bad NewsIt’s actually faster to donate online.
  29. texting
    There’s Just One Little Problem With Jon Stewart’s Mocking of CNN’s Texting-While-Driving PieceThere’s actually a perfectly good reason why CNN’s reporter texts while driving.
  30. Texting-While-Driving Bill Finds Poster BoyThis guy needs to never drive again.
  31. textual relations
    Senate to Weigh Ban on Texting While DrivingThis seems like a pretty good idea.