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Jim Rossman: How to leave — or silence — an annoying group chat

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Published in Science & Technology News

I'm not sure how things work in your family, but my extended family likes to text.

Every so often, I find myself in the middle of a big old group conversation.

You know the kind, where someone has something to share and lets 15 people know all at once via text.

Then, the inevitable happens - the replies.

Ding.

Ding.

 

Ding.

Ding.

Sometimes those dings last all evening and into the next day.

Depending on who is included, sometimes at least one recipient will issue a plea to end the replies for the night for the sake of early risers.

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