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Why Using a Period in a Text Makes You Sound Angry

When it comes to texting, the period, full stop, point – whatever you call it – has been getting a lot of attention.

People have begun noticing slight changes to the way our smallest punctuation mark is deployed, from declarations that it’s… 1,201 more words

Constant messaging effects

The rise of modern telecommunications has transformed the way  people communicate, especially young people. Recent surveys show that 96 percent of college undergraduates own smartphones (vs 82 percent of adults overall). 623 more words

An interview with the anonymous founder of PostGhost

PostGhost was a service that stored and displayed the deleted Tweets of celebrities and politicians. Created as a way to keep public discourse honest, Twitter shut it down with a cease and desist warning… 1,195 more words


When Your Texting Service Doubles as a Life Coach

This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.

There are not a lot of ways to efficiently combat negativity, worry, and self-doubt. You could read a self-help book or maybe get a pep talk from your best friend. 630 more words


Deleted Tweet archive PostGhost shut down after Twitter cease and desist

PostGhost was a nascent website that archived the tweets of the famous, rich, and important. The site got popular for finding and storing the deleted Tweets of politicians and even Lindsay Lohan who plead with the English PM to #remain. 375 more words


StockTwits raises funding, gets new CEO

It’s like Twitter, but for the stock market. The inventor of the “cash tag,” StockTwits, is announcing some big changes.

Armed with an additional $2 million in funding led by Social Leverage, … 269 more words