It makes the other person feel like there needs to be a response of equal merit, which is presumptuous.Keep messages in line with Twitter rules: 140 characters or less.
In case you are not privy to this knowledge, sarcasm and tone are virtually undetectable via text.
You might make a hilariously snide comment that would get a laugh when vocalized, but in text rings like you’re being a total jerk.
Inserted at the end of a note, a smiley or winky face is reassuring and playful.
But abused and overused, that cheerful little guy can quickly reduce a correspondent’s interest and attraction.
Save the double entendres for the real date, just in case they’re not attuned to your brand of humor.
Small questions can get lost in the sauce of an extra-long thread, so take time to read the entire message and respond where necessary.
It’s 2014, no one makes phone calls anymore — text messages come first, it’s just standard protocol.
Having proper text etiquette is like making a good first impression, and you only get one shot to ignite a potential flame.
Taking advantage of the lax situation and forgoing a reply for several hours or days seems lazy and uninterested.