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    poor command of the language. The study indicates that young people are increasingly prone to texting by using cyberspeak but also less permanent forms of communication (Greenhow& Robelia). Teenagers can use shortened words, abbreviated words and emoticons to communicate with other users. Frequent users are more likely to adopt. This style of communication in their daily lives can interfere with their ability to command or write proper English. In conclusion, social networking service has the…

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    Texting is very convenient for people who are busy such as work hours or in a class and just want to send a short message to their friends and family. We don't have to make a sound or talk while texting. Texting allow us to send pictures and emoticons, which improve the conversation more interesting. At the point when people needs to describe something, for example, an item, they don't need to clarify so much and could simply send a photo of it and also help the person who don’t know to express…

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    As technology advance, so does our way of communicating. In Michaela Cullington’s “Does Texting Affect Writing” Cullington answer the effects of textspeak, a language used in texting that is often composed of abbreviation, acronyms, and emoticon. In her essay, she addresses the concerns, her experimentation, and findings on the effects of textspeak. Using several rhetorical contexts: logos, pathos, and ethos, Cullington puts forth a convincing argument against textspeak impacting formal writing…

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    My Biggest Failure Essay

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    My Biggest Failure After countless, long summer days, my best friend, Melina and I both dreaded to go back to school as Sophomores. We had known each other ever since the fourth grade and everyone around us such as our peers and family members had known us to be inseparable. She basically lived with my family and I. My parents would also refer to her as “our adopted daughter.” We coordinated our outfits to dress alike, began running track together, and as we got a bit older we youthfully…

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    Gender Differences in Texting and Cell Phone Usage Katie Yancey Georgia Southern University Almost every person has or has used a cell phone. Cell phone usage has grown over the past decade tremendously. Texting has also exceeded all forms of communication including emails, phone calls, and letters. It has become the primary way for high school students and college students to communicate to others. Text messaging could be replacing face-to-face conversations for teens. It has become…

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    Family In Sociology

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    were on their way out the door shouting they loved their family, it was much more meaningful. Nowadays, we have “best friends” who say it every minute to each other but don’t really mean it. We even use technology to replace it for us, like using emoticons with heart eyes to say it rather than saying “ I love you” for ourselves. Falling in love is important when it comes to family. It’s the first step that you do to find your perfect soul mate, my parents tell me all of the time that it was…

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    There will be more abbreviations, more emoticons, and possibly a whole different type of language all together. As McWhorter acknowledges, “if somebody from 1973 looked at what was on a dormitory message board in 1993, the slang would have changed a little bit, but they would understand what was…

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    Alfredo Rojas Ms. Smith AED English 10 02 November 2017 The great gap There has been a great controversy about if social media has made us closer or farther from each other. Social media is like a window that allows us to do things that in the past were just imagination and dreams, such as talking with people around the world, seeing them, making us feel as if we were there, but, does it make us less in contact with the actual things that surround us? Social media is everything where we can…

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    William Safire, in the column, “Emoticons”, questions why iconography is now replacing the communication of descriptive words in instant messaging as well as in real life. Safire supports his question by explaining how “desktop” has come to mean a computer’s opening screen displaying icons…

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    Twitch Research Paper

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    Today, gamers have a variety of ways to share their gaming experience. A gaming community called Twitch is where gamers can stream their gameplay to an audience. They can talk to their audience about the game and even stream for charities or their own personal donations. Since Twitch and video game streaming started gaining popularity, it has changed how gamers share their experiences. Twitch wasn’t always a video game streaming website. It originally started as a video streaming website known…

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