Defined by the Emily Post Institute (which is regarded by many as the “last word” on etiquette) as a “code of behavior based on treating others with honesty, respect, and consideration,” etiquette can go a long way toward avoiding texting mishaps, including miscommunications and hurt feelings.
What is the etiquette for texting?
Dont text anything confidential, private, or potentially embarrassing. Dont be upset if your text doesnt get an immediate response—you cant know for sure when the recipient will read the message. Think of texting as a conversation: If you would respond in the conversation, then respond in the text.
Is it OK to ignore a text?
And so we kind of end up where weve started: Yup, ignoring texts is rude. You shouldnt ignore a text from a friend or family member. Example: Hi honey, its your mom. I love you! Sure, its not strictly necessary, but just say hi back.
What to say to get someone to stop texting you?
How Can I Stop Someone From Texting?Block them. Nowadays, most service providers and mobile phones come with block functionality. Never reply. You send a message of your own by ignoring the text. Be direct. Confront them. Change your number. Seek help. Error text prank. Report to the authorities.4 Jun 2020