I’m always interested in cases where the medium begins to shape the message..

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.

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3013452/it-careers/period-text-message-binghamton-celia-klin-stop-itbwcw.html

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3013452/it-careers/period-text-message-binghamton-celia-klin-stop-itbwcw.html
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