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See the evolution of texting and the internet on film

Digital communications can be a storyteller's nightmare: they mean that everyone is constantly connected and that action increasingly happens on a screen, rather than between two actors. No one's really figured out a perfect way of dealing with that yet … Continue reading

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Twitter and drunken texting trouble Bridget Jones in new novel

LONDON (Reuters) – British author Helen Fielding’s comic creation returns to battle her insecurities in a third novel entitled “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy” due out in October, her publisher Jonathan Cape said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Voice-to-text just as dangerous to drivers as texting: study

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as texting with fingers, with driver response times significantly delayed no matter which method was used, a study released on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Number of teens texting while driving has doubled since 2010 despite warnings

Despite increased efforts by companies such as AT&T (T) and others to prevent teenagers from texting while driving, a new statistic showed that the problem has become an epidemic. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association revealed that the number of … Continue reading

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5 Apps To Prevent Your Teen From Texting While Driving

It's tempting to immediately check your phone when it notifies you of a new text message. But ignoring that sound when operating a vehicle is important for safe driving — something that can be difficult, especially for teenagers. Tech News … Continue reading

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5 Apps To Prevent Your Teen From Texting While Driving

It's tempting to immediately check your phone when it notifies you of a new text message. But ignoring that sound when operating a vehicle is important for safe driving — something that can be difficult, especially for teenagers. Tech News … Continue reading

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A Hilarious Guide to Texting for the Elderly

Texting can be difficult to master, especially for people who grew up communicating through snail mail and tin can phones. Yes, we're talking about elderly people. Sure, Grandma and Grandpa are trying to be all hip with their smartphones, but … Continue reading

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11-year-old wins $20,000 for app that discourages texting while driving

Texting while driving isn’t safe, and there have been plenty of examples this year alone of what can happen if you continue to do it. In an effort to promote its “It Can Wait” campaign against texting behind the wheel, … Continue reading

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‘Texting lane’ just for laughs, but issue serious

The sidewalk lanes for the digitally distracted may be a joke but officials in Philadelphia want the public to know the issue is no laughing matter. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Study: Teens texting more than ever, making calls and hanging out in person less

For those of you with teens of your own, this may not seem like news: According to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project report, teenagers are texting more than ever before at the expense of most other forms of communication. … Continue reading

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