Tag Archives: Emoticon

LOL? Not If You’re Dating By SMS

By | February 25, 2007

Technology can be a dangerous place for relationships. You’ve really got to know your lingo. And stay up to date with it. From this morning’s Sunday Jakarta Post (afraid this piece is not available online, but the Web site is here), which always has an amusing column at the bottom of the first page, we read of “Miss… Read More »

Skype Me And A Return To Innocence

By | March 24, 2005

Great piece today in The New York Times: ‘Internet Phone Service Creating Chatty Network’ on the openness of Skype users using the SkypeMe function to chat, and be chatted to, by strangers with only a nice chat in mind: Skype users report unsolicited contacts every day, and contrary to such experiences with phone and e-mail, the calls are… Read More »

Software: Messenger 6.0 Is Out! Whee….

By | July 17, 2003

 The new version of Microsoft’s Instant Messaging program, MSN Messenger, is now officially out. The new version comes with, wait for it, more than 60 new emoticons (smiley faces to you and me), including ones that come alive with animation (o horror of horrors), and the ability to make personal emoticons (even more horrors); dozens of background images… Read More »