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  1. typical
    Tom Brady Is Buddies With Ron DeSantis?It appears the quarterback is texting through his rumored breakup.
  2. romance
    30 Adorable ‘Good Morning’ Texts for HerStumped on a sweet text to send to your lady? We have you covered.
  3. group text
    Would You Exit The Group Text?Why breaking up with the group chat is hard to do.
  4. group text
    I Make Ceramics to Keep My Hands BusyNo one wants to get clay all over their phone, you know?
  5. friends forever?
    All Our Best Friendships Exist Over TextSix people on what they get out of text-based relationships.
  6. it’s complicated
    Texting Is the Only Way My Husband and I Can Argue Without Destroying Each OtherBless those three little dots.
  7. love these days
    The Art of Flirting (Over Text)On openers, emojis, and general etiquette.
  8. love these days
    The Best Way to Flirt in IsolationIt’s much more intimate than Zoom.
  9. the cut opinion pages
    iMessage Reactions Are Lazy and TerriblePlease, don’t “heart” or “thumbs-down” my texts.
  10. love and war
    Who Wouldn’t Want to Wake Up to a Romantic Text?Ideas for when you want to send a special someone something in the morning.
  11. self
    How to Remove Yourself From a Group TextFor when your notifications get out of control.
  12. imagined conversations
    What Do Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Text About?Pete Buttigieg? Coronavirus? The Sopranos?
  13. netiquette
    Does Jeff Bezos Know How to Text?The Amazon CEO flubbed an all-important number swap.
  14. 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.
  15. party report
    Nicole Kidman Is the Emoji Queen of Big Little Lies’ Group ChatAs for Reese Witherspoon? She’s a GIF gal.
  16. texting
    New York Might Fine People for Texting While Crossing, Bankrupting Us AllThere goes my bank account.
  17. relationships
    Why Do My Exes Always Text Me During the Holidays?We’ve reached the time of year when your ex really “hopes you’re well.”
  18. select all
    Trump ‘Texting’ the Entire Country Was Already the NormThursday’s FEMA alert test was strangely chill.
  19. crime
    Woman Accused of Stalking After Sending Man 65,000 Texts and Using His BathtubShe was arrested and charged with threatening, stalking, and harassing an unnamed man she met on a dating app.
  20. science of us
    I Want Everyone to Stop Following This Terrible Piece of Dating AdviceIt doesn’t make you “honest” or “a good communicator.” It makes you kind of a jerk.
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    Teen Texting Panic: It’s Back, Baby!What are they saying, and why is it always horny?
  22. it’s complicated
    The Worst Part of Dating an Older Guy Is His Texting HabitsThe difference in how we use our phones makes a small age gap feel much wider.
  23. select all
    Grandma and Teen Who Spent Thanksgiving Together After Texting Mix-up ReuniteThanksgiving 2016’s most heartwarming story continues into 2017.
  24. select all
    This Hotline Will Text Creepy Dudes Back AnonymouslyThe perfect number to give to that dude at the bar who won’t stop bothering you.
  25. select all
    We May Be Severely Underestimating the Car Fatalities Caused by Cell PhonesThe way we collect road-fatality data has a serious problem.
  26. select all
    Uber Now Lets You Communicate With Your Driver From the AppIn-app messaging is coming your way.
  27. who among us?
    Leonardo DiCaprio Parties Just Like You (on His Phone, Ignoring Everyone)Who among us?
  28. Woman Who Urged Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself Found Guilty of ManslaughterMichelle Carter sent her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, numerous texts urging him to kill himself.
  29. Kristen Stewart Does Not Speak Emoji“With text and social media … it’s a new language.”
  30. select all
    Enjoy This Growing Spreadsheet of Texts People Wish They Could Send Their Exes“I should have hit you harder with my car.”
  31. sex
    The Timing of Sexts Says a Ton About Your RelationshipDigital foreplay or electronic anxiety?
  32. teens
    This Teen Texted Behind Donald Trump on Live TVWow, Donald Trump is really struggling with millennials.
  33. If You’ve Been Ending Your Texts With Periods, Everyone Thinks You’re a JerkTime to stop being awkward.
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    That Whole ‘Don’t Text and Drive’ Thing Still Applies to Your FeetThis has been a public service announcement.
  35. Linguistics Explains Why Ending a Text With a Period Is So AwfulIt’s all about context.
  36. The Period Isn’t Dead, But It Is Niche NowNobody needs them to end a text message.
  37. Finally, a Device That Lets You Send the Smelly Text Messages You’ve Longed ForMmmmmm, sunscreen.
  38. box office futures
    Allowing Texting in Movie Theaters Was an Awful Idea, But an Understandable OneJust as theater chains risk losing business to home viewing, they also risk destroying what it is that makes moviegoing distinct from home viewing.
  39. Sign of the Apocalypse: AMC Might Allow Texting in TheatersOh no, the horror.
  40. select all
    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).
  41. A New Jersey Lawmaker Wants to Fine People for Texting While Crossing the StreetIt would be treated as jaywalking. 
  42. cut cover story
    Does Encouraging Suicide Make You a Killer?A teenager sent her depressed boyfriend hundreds of messages prodding him to kill himself. Now she’s been charged with manslaughter.
  43. language skills
    Study Proves Only Jerks End Their Texts With a PeriodPeriods are the “k” of punctuation.
  44. select all
    A Dickcember Fairy Tale, or How a Dirty Chain Text Improved My Dating LifeHOE-HOE-HOE season has arrived!
  45. getting it
    Stop Flirting by CommitteeWhat gets lost when we workshop every text.
  46. correlations
    Can Emoji Ever Be Sexy, Though? Supposedly, emoji users have more sex. 
  47. neuroscience
    Texting Is Supercharging the Part of Our Brain Connected to Our Thumbs Thumbs up to the sensiromotor cortex.
  48. digital culture
    Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless TongueAre words on the way out?
  49. digital culture
    Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless TongueAre words on the way out?
  50. nanny state
    Dear Cyclists, the City Council Is Coming for Your Cell PhonesYou’ll have no choice but to upgrade to Google Glass
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