Actually, “hate” might not be strong enough. Despise? Deplore?
Not all text messages are bad, mind you.
I like texts from my wife. I like texts that are of the “FYI” variety.
It worked! — that’s a good text. It’s nice to know that you got it figured out, and I can feel happy with you and then forget about it without having to remember to do anything later.
Found it! — yep, I can handle that. I might even text you back, “great!”
Bob dropped off a check for the website — this is a fine use of the SMS protocol.
What, then, are bad texts? (more…)