EMOJI COMMODIFICATION 1
An undated handout image of an avocado emoji. In a rush to harness the power of the web’s most evocative cultural units...
EMOJI COMMODIFICATION 2
An undated handout image of a clown emoji. In a rush to harness the power of the web’s most evocative cultural units — e...
EMOJI COMMODIFICATION 3
An undated handout image of a shrugging woman emoji. In a rush to harness the power of the web’s most evocative cultural...
EMOJI COMMODIFICATION 5
An undated handout image of a face-palming woman emoji. In a rush to harness the power of the web’s most evocative cultu...
EMOJI COMMODIFICATION 4
An undated handout image of an iMessage conversation on an iPhone. In a rush to harness the power of the web’s most evoc...
BROOKLYN MUSEUM APP 1
Brooklyn Museum staffers field questions submitted by smartphone app, at the museum in New York, April 23, 2016. Startli...
BROOKLYN MUSEUM APP 2
A gallery at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, April 23, 2016. Instead of the common audio guide and map, the Brooklyn Mu...
BROOKLYN MUSEUM APP 3
Juwan Stallings uses a smartphone app to ask a staffer about a Henri Fantin-Latour portrait hanging at the Brooklyn Muse...
BKN HALFTIME SMARTPHONES
The professional sports locker room is supposed to be a sanctuary, a place that is free of outside distractions, especia...
ONLINE DATING IPO 2
FILE -- Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive at IAC/InterActiveCorp and and Expedia, at a Dealbook conference in...
ONLINE DATING IPO
FILE -- A woman texts on her phone at Bondurants in New York, Feb. 5, 2015. IAC/InterActiveCorp said on June 25, 2015 th...
DRIVING TEXTING ADV14 2
Curt Davies, head of the connected-car team at American Family insurance company, in Madison, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014. Davie...
DRIVING TEXTING ADV14 3
FILE — David Teater, whose son died in an accident involving a texting driver, gives a talk about the dangers of distrac...
DRIVING TEXTING ADV14 1
Inventor Scott Tibbitts shows part of his system to block drivers from being able to send or receive texts while behind...
TEXT BUBBLES ADV31
In an undated handout, an iPhone's chat interface indicates that the person on the other end is typing. The incoming-cha...
PHONE LOCK STARTUPS 2
Messages on a smartphone using the app Wut, that lets you text 120-character private, anonymous messages with friends th...
PHONE LOCK STARTUPS 1
Paul McKellar, left, and Beamer Wilkins, co-founders and creators of Wut, a smartphone app that lets you text friends wi...
FLA THEATER SHOOTING
Former Tampa Police captain Curtis Reeves Jr., left, sits beside his defense attorney Richard Escobar during a bond redu...
Nancy Lublin, center, the founder of the Crisis Text Line, in her New York office, Jan. 23, 2014. The company is one of...
FLA THEATER SHOOTING
FILE -- Curtis Reeves appears on a video screen before Circuit Judge Lynn Tepper in Wesley Chapel, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014....
NY DISTRACTED CAMPAIGNING 1
Candidates for mayor of New York John Liu, left, and Bill de Blasio use their smartphones during a town hall event at Hu...
NY DISTRACTED CAMPAIGNING 2
Bill Thompson who is running for mayor of New York, checks his smartphone during an event at St. Albans Congregational C...
NY DISTRACTED CAMPAIGNING 3
FILE -- Joe Lhota, a candidate for mayor of New York, on his smartphone at the Gourmet Glatt kosher supermarket in New Y...
FREE TEXTING 3
In an undated handout screengrab, the Apple iMessage app. Cellphone users are sending more text messages than ever, but...