text messaging

Why Is Facebook Messing With How We Text?

Posted on 04/21/2014 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | TechnologyIf you’re on Facebook, you probably text with friends who are also logged in, as you go about scanning the news and pictures in your feed. On a desktop computer or iPad, nothing much about messaging will change for you in the coming weeks. But on mobile, Facebook has a plan you should know about. Messaging is being removed from the main Facebook Mobile app on Apple iPhone and Android phones, and will be handled by a standalone application called …

The Takeaway: Are You Practicing Safe Sexting?

Posted on 07/5/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayAll right, fess up: How many of you have sent a text message that would make your mama (or teenage daughter) blush? It seems sending X-rated texts–aka “sexting”–isn’t just an indulgence of the young: A recent online survey found one in 10 Americans age 55 or older use their cell phones to sext-message.

How Is This Not Already A Law?

Posted on 05/21/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

TechnologyA rash of mass transit accidents involving drivers who were text messaging has led to support for a ban on the practice.