Malacanang on Monday ordered telecommunications companies to temporarily shut off cellphone signals in Quiapo and along the route of the Black Nazarene procession as part of the government’s security measure against terrorist attacks. Continue Reading
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The Catholic Church are urging believers to give up text messaging for Lent as well as abstain from other forms of virtual entertainment such as TV, Facebook, and iPods.
The Bishop of Modena, Benito Cocchi, said that ‘No SMS for Lent’ was an ideal way for ‘young people to detox from the virtual world and get back in touch with themselves.’ Continue Reading
Text Speak is the language commonly used in mobile phones. It is a way of shortening words by removing some vowels or replacing syllabes with numbers. Most people active in texting find it convenient to text in this format because it helps them save time and money. But some people find it complicated so they spell out the words instead.
Forms of Text Speak in the Philippines
Acronyms – first originated in chatrooms, then were later brought into texting. They are more popular in other countries than in the Philippines. Continue Reading
Good news to all TxtBuff readers! Copying text messages from TxtBuff to mobile phone is now made easier with barcodes! All you need is a Symbian or Windows based mobile phone with camera and Quickmark software:
The following were based on how often texters text and the kind of text messages they send.
- Energetic Texters – those who are very active in texting. They make the most out of their unlimited texting packages and text under the table, in the car, under the tree, anywhere, everyday. They can talk about anything and everything under the sun. They chat, they flirt, they debate. These kinds of texters are mostly teenagers, couples, or yuppies.
- Passive Texters – those who text only when you text them and reply only when they really have to. Continue Reading
Text messaging still remains the primary means of communication among Filipinos, even if email and instant messaging have been introduced. Given that almost every Filipino owns a cellphone, there’s no doubt that text messaging has become one of the most important means of communication in the Philippines. Continue Reading