A chat client, in my experience, needs to do one thing besides facilitate a text exchange between two or more parties: It needs to inform you whether someone is or is not available to send and receive such messages. Gchat used to do that fairly well—in a small box of frequent contacts, it displayed which of your past…
In today’s installment of What’s Ruining Us As Humans, we present the unhealthy risks of Gchatting. You know, that thing we all do “off the record” lest our boss is watching while we shred our co-workers. Apparently all of this angry typing is bad for us.
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