All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Texting’

Heartless, Lazy, and Probably Pretty Useful App Constructs Your Breakup Texts for You

As a human being with at least some pitiful excuse for a heart, I feel that I’m inclined to instruct you not to use this app. Ok, now that’s out of the way – Hey guys, check out this incredible new app! It’s called BreakupText, and it pretty much does as advertises. It’s an app that constructs breakup texts so …

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Here’s a Song About Mass Texts and I Don’t Really Know What to Say About It

The word on the internet is that this song “Mass Text” is the new contender for worst thing on the internet. I guess we can call it the “Rebecca Black” award. Whatever. Unlike some of the other “worst things on the internet” that try to take themselves seriously, only to become the worst thing on the internet – this is …

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Man Texts on Hood of a Speeding Car, Couldn’t Possibly Care Less

It is literally impossible for this guy to give less of a crap about what you think. You think texting while driving is dangerous? Meet texting while hood-surfing. In this clip, allegedly from a highway in Saudi Arabia, a man casually texts while riding on the hood of a car. The driver of the car filming the texting man is …

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Texting While Driving Is Prevalent, Makes You More Likely to Do Other Stupid Things, and Kills More Kids than Drunk Driving

If you didn’t already think it was a major problem, two new studies on teens, texting, and driving should prove rather informative. To paint with a borad brush, teens are texting while driving at an alarming rate, it’s indicative of other risky behaviors, and it’s now killing kids at a rate similar to drunk driving. First, a study just published …

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Juror Can’t Stop Texting During Trial, Promptly Jailed

A 26-year-old juror in a Salem, Oregon, armed robbery case has been sentenced to serve two days in jail after he was caught texting in court. Benjamin Kohler was charged with contempt after authorities say he was using his mobile device to text after being given explicit instructions to stay off it. The judge in the trial, Dennis Graves, instructed …

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Fatal Text Message Released as Warning by Grieving Family

Though the practice is known to be dangerous, and is now outlawed in much of the U.S., texting while driving is something that many teens and adults do on a regular basis. This week, a grieving family, who claim their son’s death was due to text messaging while driving, is issuing a warning to other drivers. Greenly, Colorado police and …

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Louisiana Looks to Ban Facebooking While Driving in Expansion of Anti-Texting Laws

The state of Louisiana is looking to crack down on another activity that threatens the safety of its commuters: Facebooking while driving. Really, this includes any sort of social networking while driving like tweeting or posting photos to Instagram. The bill, Senate bill 147, has passed committee without objection. Louisiana already bans texting while driving, but this bill would extend …

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Although 98% Know It’s Dangerous, Adults Are Texting & Driving More Than Teens

If you think that teens are the most distracted drivers out there on the road, think again. It appears that adults are not only on par with but are actually worse when it comes to one particular high-risk highway activity. AT&T has a new survey out as part of its “It Can Wait” anti-texting while driving campaign. This one looked …

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Texting While Walking Could Soon Be Illegal in Nevada

Nevada Assemblyman Harvey Munford is concerned about all of the people he has seen texting while walking. And why shouldn’t he be? I mean, people are walking off piers left and right. Apparently, he’s been on the lookout for the dangerous practice since a constituent brought it to his attention last year. “I was just amazed by what I saw,” …

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‘Sleep-Texting’ Is Your New Excuse When You Late-Night Booty Call Your Ex

Hello there indiscriminate texters! I’m here to offer you a new solution to all of those embarrassing late-night texts that you send to your exes. It’s much better than saying you were drunk, because even that implies some sort of consciousness. May I present to you, “sleep-texting.” “It’s just what you’d think it is, it’s texting while asleep,” says Elizabeth …

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This iPhone/Cup Holder Is the Ultimate First World Problem Solver

A new solution to a first world problem wants your money. How often do you find yourself unable to properly text, Facebook, or play Temple Run because you’re forced to use one of your free hands holding a cup of coffee. If this scenario hits home, help may be on the way. It’s called the UpperCup, and it’s the iPhone/cup …

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Facebook Working on Snapchat-Like App for Secret Agents & Sexters [REPORT]

This message will self-destruct in 3, 2, 1… Facebook is making another move to assert itself into the private messaging space, as the company is reportedly working on a standalone app that takes its cues from another popular messaging app called Snapchat. Snapchat allows users to send and receive covert messages that have a pre-determined shelf life. When a user …

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