The AOL Instant Messenger icon became so well known it was made into a plush toy.
As it closes down 20 years after launching, a look back at the key role AOL Instant Messenger played in preparing people for today's digital messaging methods.
The influence of countries in francophone Africa, like Ivory Coast, have shifted how universities think about the French language.
French is no longer taught as a European language representative of "French" culture in South Africa. New modes of teaching, learning and research speak to an inclusive Africanist agenda.
Digital textbooks might be less cumbersome. But a new series of studies finds that reading from screens can hamper our ability to process and retain information.
Your mobile number is all a hacker needs to read your texts, listen to your calls and even track your whereabouts.
When do texting, tweeting work?
It's that time of the year when students get ready to enroll in college. But many don't, even after being accepted. What can be done?
Could these gentlemen be early pioneers of textspeak?
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Long before 'sup' and 'hwu' there was 'Hw r u ts mng?'
Shakespeare, Chaucer, Dickens: are there no new books to compare?
Do English texts stay the same over the decades because there are no good modern books? Or because the process of selecting new books is just too hard?