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This company will pay you $1,000 to ditch your smartphone and switch to a flip phone for a week

The contest winner will get $1,000 to trade their smartphone for a flip phone for a week, but this person must document the whole experience.
The text of the bill states that first offenders would be fined anywhere from $25 to $50, while subsequent offenses within 18 months would increase the fine to as much as $250.

A new bill is proposing fines of anywhere from $25 to $250 for texting while crossing the street in New York City

If the threat of being hit by a speeding vehicle wasn't enough to deter you from texting while crossing the street, perhaps a small fine will.
Lots of people are sexting, but not everyone is doing it safely.

How to sext as safely as possible, according to experts

Sexting is common, but that doesn't mean it's safe. We spoke with experts about how to practice extreme caution with sensitive photos and texts.

Verizon has fixed an outage that prevented ‘a ton’ of customers on the East Coast from texting

A Verizon outage affecting the East Coast is preventing some customers from sending text messages, the carrier's support Twitter said on Tuesday.

These are the 3 scenarios where it’s acceptable to ghost someone

A psychologist explains that sometimes it's in your best interest to stop talking to the person you are dating and not look back.
While texting and Instagram unsurprisingly reign supreme, it's interesting to note how many emails these kids are getting, too.

A teacher documented every notification her students received during class, and it’s a startling look at how distracted teens are by their phone...

The teacher's experiment showed just how many times students received a notification, and the sheer number is shocking.

There’s a new way for iPhone users to attach photos to text messages in iOS 12

The latest version of Apple’s iPhone and iPad software, iOS 12,changes how you attach photos to text messages.

There’s a new way for iPhone users to attach photos to text messages in iOS 12

The latest version of Apple’s iPhone and iPad software, iOS 12,changes how you attach photos to text messages.

A matchmaker says one of the worst things you can do in a new relationship is text

Dating couples too often make the mistake of texting everything, instead of talking on the phone or simply meeting in person. According to matchmaker Claudia Duran, that can sabotage a relationship in its early stages.
Texting your potential new boss might be a little intimidating.

An advertising executive asked job candidates to apply via text message — and it changed the way he thinks about hiring

A global advertising agency took an innovative approach when hiring job candidates for their summer internship program.