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Have You Ever Been Confused by Text Message Abbreviations? — Survey of the Day

Thanks to text messages, and now Twitter and Facebook, a whole new language of abbreviations has developed. But if you don't know your IMHOs from your YOLOs, you are not alone.

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Would You Snoop Through a Partner’s Email and Texts?

Privacy seems to be an antiquated notion, especially when it comes to our personal lives.

Not only are more and more people splashing details on social media sites for all the world to see, but lots of us have become increasingly nosy about what our romantic partners are doing, too.

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Worst Case of Autocorrect Causes School-Wide Lockdown

It’s happened to everyone — you text your husband or wife, “I love you with every fiber of my being,” but your phone actually sends, “I love you with every fiber of malaysia.” Most of the time it’s funny, but one person experienced the worst case of autocorrect ever. So bad, in fact, that it prompted a school-wide lockdown.

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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Walk and Text

Texting and walking is a pretty bad idea, particularly when you’re walking down steps. Which is something the young lady in the background of this live CBC report is bound to remember the next time she tries to look at her phone while navigating a short flight of concrete stairs.

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Is Text Messaging the Newest Cure for Addiction?

It turns out suffers from alcohol dependency might be able to kick the habit by doing what comes natural… texting. Yup, a new study has found actual evidence that there may be a health benefit to text messaging.

Research with young problem drinkers found those who sent and received weekly text messages tracking their alcohol consumption drank less at the end of the 12-week program than they did at the beginning.

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