Pros & Cons of Texting, IM, and Social Media Posts

Text messaging, instant messaging, and posts to social media sites – these are now common forms of quick, easy communication. But as it turns out, these simple forms of communication also cause a great deal of controversy because, by their very design – easy, fast, simply stated, they are often not well considered by the author before hitting the ‘send’ button. Think about it, how likely is it that I am going to get a full message across to someone in just a few abbreviated words followed by an emoji?