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Hey dude, where’s my gay kiss emoticon?

Kissing your boyfriend over GChat isn't as easy as you think.

On Feb 26, 2015 by John Sherman

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How to use Google Hangouts’ secret emoji

Chatting is about to become way more fun.

On Dec 19, 2014 by AJ Dellinger

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2015: The year of the SMS renaissance

Desktop texting is the new Gchat, and it’ll have major implications for how we communicate in 2015.

On Dec 16, 2014 by Cooper Fleishman

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Just because you can text someone at 3am doesn’t mean you should

You don't need to be "always on."

On Nov 28, 2014 by Claire Lower

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Stephen Tully Dierks, Tao Lin, and the alt lit scene’s rape problem

Within a young publishing clique, patterns of abuse have emerged.  

On Oct 2, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Getting to know Shirterate, Choire Sicha’s neckbeard-fashion disruptor

Awl coproprietor Choire Sicha tackles a full-scale failure of casual menswear.

On Jul 11, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Facebook’s ‘People You May Know’: An interview with Gabriel Roth

Facebook thinks Roth and I should be friends. I interviewed him to find out why.

On Jun 25, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Spyke lets you take photos of your partner while you’re chatting… without them knowing

Maybe don't pick your nose while you're Gchatting with your boss next time. 

On May 16, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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What was your first Gchat?

Today, we remember our first time. 

On Mar 17, 2014 by Molly McHugh

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Why we must ban the Gchat ‘Invisible’ setting

A call-to-arms against the passive-agressive power play that is the Gchat invisible setting. 

On Mar 17, 2014 by Brendan O'Connor

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Do I really have to use Gchat?

Everyone in the dorm is doing it, but I so don't wanna. 

On Sep 26, 2013 by Jess Zimmerman

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Tangled Web: Your cheatin’ heart—or, double-timing your chats

You're having a serious online chat... and you realize your friend is composing a long Facebook note. Are you offended? Or take it in stride?

On Jul 17, 2013 by Jess Zimmerman

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The Tangled Web: Do I confess I’m a stalker?

And, what's proper Gchat etiquette with a Gchatty Cathy?

On May 28, 2013 by Jess Zimmerman