So we created this app to make reading snappy, spooky and fun.
Drawing on the long tradition of epistolary literature, like Bram Stoker's Dracula, HOOKED stories unfold through back-and-forth conversations.
Users can sign in with Facebook to write and submit their own stories or like and comment on others.
, Tinder is the harbinger of today's hookup-fueled "dating apocalypse." But the truth of the matter is, hooking up isn't anything new (and may in fact be hardwired into our genetics).
The world's first text message was sent from a computer to a cellphone by British engineer, Neil Papworth on December 03, 1992.
With the popularity and rise in use of online text-based communications came the emergence of a new texting language, tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media.
Today, text and chat abbreviations are used in many of the following online communications Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, email, online gaming services, chat rooms and discussion boards.
For example, online gamers are likely to use text abbreviations not used by a financial blogger.
Most people will only know a dozen or so general text abbreviations and a few more that are used by people with similar interests online.