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My texting friendship seems to be off-track

Published: August 13, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a texting friendship seems to be one-sided?

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Ending a one-sided friendship: How can I get her to stop IM-ing me?

Published: November 12, 2010 | Last Updated: November 12, 2010 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I’m in an awkward situation with a friend and I’m at a loss about how to proceed. We’ve been friends for about 6 years. We met at a high school summer program and would see each other maybe once a year, but talk occasionally online. This friend as always been very socially […]

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Friends in the Digital Playground

Published: August 24, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

There is a lot to learn about friendships from what has been called the "largest-ever global survey" of how kids interact with digital technology. MTV and Nickelodeon, in association with Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions, used both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to talk to 18,000 “tech-embracing” kids (ages 8-14) and young people (14-24) in 16 countries. […]

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Making time for friends: Snail mail or email

Published: August 17, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Now we call it “snail mail.” For those of us who were born in the slice of time after telephones and fax machines—and before email, IMs, and text messages—writing a letter was a common way to stay in touch with family and friends across the miles… My father sent my mother regular love letters while […]

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