“you are going to need to sit down for this” Prepares us for what follows. Phone removes us from the room. So, Good news text messages nothing too serious.
Angry messages are not appropriate text. Good internet etiquette to refrain from intentional harm. Text can be permanent while emotion changes quickly.
Little emotional graphics convey feeling. A marketing technique. Strengthens a connection. Emoticons not too much to add meaning to text. Good netiquette.
Ladies and gentlemen don’t kiss and tell. Don’t want personal lives in public. So, sext messages are semi public text risky business. Good netiquette.
We check a message on phones. Next, an alert tells us to. Then, grabs our attention. So, email long messages instead of text. Given, proper netiquette.