The French Language Now Has Its Own Word For Sexting: “Textopornographie”
Languages borrow from each other all the time -- English, for example, is mostly an amalgamation of Latin, German, French, and Norse. The French language, though? It's not having any of that cross-contamination stuff. So when new technology words float over from the English language, French likes to shut it down by making up their own versions.Read on...
A Dick Pic is Forever: Saving SnapChat Photos for Posterity Just Got Even EasierWhat do a diamond and a picture of your naughty bits have in common? If you answered "They're both romantic things to give to your sweetheart," you are wrong. If you said "They will be around forever," though -- you're right! That's because a new workaround for SnapChat -- the mobile service that lets you send a photo message that will delete itself, Mission Impossible-style, just seconds after being received and has thus become a great way to send photographs of your genitals to other people -- makes it way easier for recipients to save those photos until the end of time, or at least until the person who sent it to them in sophomore year tries to run for Congress.Read on...
Facebook Will Launch Convenient Sexting Feature, What Could Go Wrong?
Facebook is rumored to be launching an app to compete with Snapchat. If you're not familiar with Snapchat, it's a photo messaging service that sets itself apart from other ways of sending your friends photos by having pictures "self-destruct" Inspector Gadget-style after a preset length of time -- usually just a few seconds. Why would anyone need to send a photo that self-destructs? The only answer I can think of is for sending naked pictures to people, and I'm not alone in that assumption, as Snapchat has developed a reputation as the "sexting app."Read on...
Swiss Cows to Send Texts When They’re in Heat, Probably Still Qualifies as Sexting
There seems to be a trend going on where we'd rather our livestock electronically warn us of things rather than actually checking in on them. For example, sheep might soon warn their shepherds of attack via text. Not content to let sheep get all the cool gadgets, Swiss dairy cows are about to get in on the action too. Due to the fact that it can be difficult to discern when a cow is in heat, sensors attached should be able to take measurements and alert farmers by text so they know when to inseminate the critters.Read on...
Tiger Woods’ Sexts – The Word Cloud (NSFW)
Yesterday, Tiger Woods ex-paramour Joslyn James released a transcript of her text messages from the lust-addled golfer. Being the egregious nerds that we are, we looked at this cesspit of lurid language and explicit sexytalk and saw only one thing...
...beauteous, beauteous data!
Click below to see a tag cloud of the most common words in Tiger's sexts, generated thanks to the magic of Wordle.Read on...