"Texting" is short for text messaging, which is the act of sending a text message through mobile-to-mobile technology. As technology has advanced, the act of texting includes picture, video and audio messaging. More »

The acronym "HMU" in texting stands for "hit me up." It is an acronym that extends the invitation for the receiver to continue conversing with the sender. More »

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The acronym "KMSL" is used in place of the phrase "killing myself laughing." It is sometimes used in text messaging, emailing and other means of communication on the Internet. The acronym "KML" also has that definition b... More »

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A person can send a text message from a computer to a cell phone by using one of the available online messengers that support SMS messaging, such as the ones provided by Yahoo! and America Online. It is also possible to ... More »

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The main disadvantages of text messaging are that it can be difficult to accurately express a message, and it excludes those without access to a text messaging device. Verbal and non-verbal cues and messages cannot be in... More »

To send a text message from a computer, use an instant messenger that supports SMS messaging, such as Yahoo! or AOL Instant Messenger. You can also send a text from your computer using online tools provided on websites l... More »

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Common text messaging features include auto-correct, picture messaging, emoticons and message forwarding. Newer platforms also allow users to send contact information, videos, calendar events and voice messages. Users ca... More »

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