Category: Uncategorized

Screenshot of sarcastic text message conversation.

Expressing sarcasm in texts and emails

April 13, 2013

The business of sending tongue-and-cheek messages across electronically can be risky. (Obviously not in this text message above!) But it has been a long-standing problem for those with a darker shade of humor. If you’re looking for how to be sarcastic over text, here’s an example of one company that invented a new punctuation mark […]

Read More
Judge's hand with gavel.

Verifying customer consent is more important than ever

February 6, 2013

Companies that send SMS messages need verification that their receivers have opted-in to receive messages. The age of smartphones has begun. People today are even more attached to their phones than ever before. And the fear of companies breaking into the personal mobile bubble is on the rise. For the past four years, customers have […]

Read More
Amber Alert

Missing children text messages

January 16, 2013

Are missing children text alerts helpful or intrusive? Amber Alert text messages were sent to southern Florida residents early Monday morning. Denise Hernandez, a 2-year-old South Florida resident, went missing from her home. The Collier County immediately notified the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The text message was sent to thousands of phones […]

Read More
Elvis presley promoting jail house rock

The King of Messaging

October 5, 2012

WhatsApp and other messaging services may be gaining a momentum. But independent research company, Portio Research, believes SMS text messages are still popular and will be for some time.  Portio Research disagrees with popular opinion that SMS is slowly phasing out in favor of OTT. According to Portio, not only is SMS not dead, it’s growing […]

Read More
band aid

Band-Aids Inspired by Text Messages

August 22, 2012

Over the years there have been numerous Band-Aid designs, such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle or Batman, that help little kids remember to cover small arm and knee scrapes. Today we found a new design by TXTpressions that use common text message expressions and function as arm art. Bringing the popularity of text messages into an […]

Read More

Get the Latest from Our Blog Straight to Your Inbox