I’m always interested in cases where the medium begins to shape the message..
So if you text youll want to read this lest you be considered a jerk
HT David Amerland
(P.S. – Wow, it actually causes me psychological dissonance not to use punctuation.)
Originally shared by Richi Jennings
Stop using periods in SMS, Twitter and IM. This is why.
Time to re-educate yourself in the mysterious ways of the 21st Century.
Computerworld: Proper punctuation pertains to insincerity. That’s the conclusion of a Binghamton U. study into the use of a period to end text messages.
Yes, those pesky millennials now think you’re a jerk if you end a message with a period. It’s probably true for Twitter, Facebook, and instant messaging, too. So, if you care, stop doing that.
Alternatively, get off my lawn.
In #ITBW, bloggers think it’s the researchers that are the jerks.