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The dreaded ‘someone is typing’ dots have entered the impeachment drama

11.13.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Text messages briefly took center stage during the first part of Donald Trump's impeachment hearings, and with them have come one of the worst parts of texting: those three little dots that signify "someone is typing." On Wednesday, the first two wit... ...

the surprising reasons we turn off autocaps and embrace the lowercase

08.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Technology is always transforming language and communication. After all, it's thanks to predictive text and autocorrect that a word as innocent as "duck" became synonymous with "****." Online text for many of us is now our primary form of communicati... ...

Why do some people Capitalize Letters when they’re trying to make A Point?

06.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the era of text messaging, tweeting, and digital communication, capitalization can be a Real *****. From a young age, we're trained to capitalize the first letter of defined terms, the beginning of sentences, and proper nouns — the names of ... ...

Why people leave a space after punctuation in texts

03.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Communication in the digital age has plenty of strange trappings. Periods can seem aggressive; complete, punctuated sentences can read as uptight. And then there's the strange space that's seemed to pop up, more and more, between the last word of a s... ...