OMG, texting is so fun and makes you LOL, but tech shorthand isn’t always appropriate. Feel the new guy out before you overload on shorthand and smiley faces, and remember to treat professional correspondences with the utmost care. We all have witnessed what can happen when certain images and/or messages end up in the wrong hands. Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, anyone?
For more on texting etiquette, pick up “Textual Intercourse: Dating & Relating in a Cellular World” (Running Press) by Laura Saba.