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Texting and You!

Go behind the scenes of our texting video.
Picture of Ruff texting

Emoticons & Emojis!

Most texting apps allow you to add fun pictures. This can be a creative way to make messages. There are even games to be played where you have to guess a phrase which is just made of pictures.

Picture of Ruff texting

Regular Updates!

Texting can be a great way to keep in touch or to let family know you're home safely if you take the school bus.

Picture of Ruff texting

Auto Incorrect!

Simple misunderstandings can blow up from typos or auto-corrections. Check your texts before you send them!

Picture of Ruff with texting acronyms


Shorthand is fun, but to make yourself understood, it may be better to use whole words!

Picture of Ruff texting in shower


Ruff learns some limits to his constant updates. Electronic devices don't like water, being dropped or being close to magnets. If you have a cell phone, buy a protective case!

Picture of Ruff texting

Be Polite

People treat texts like conversation, and nobody likes to be left hanging with an empty silence. A quick reply keeps everyone in the loop!

Picture of Ruff demonstrating a phone

Hang Up!

Even Ruff knows when the texting should stop. Try this one: "No Texting at the Dinner Table."

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