Take a short, undistracted trip through the hit-and-miss history of text messaging and online browsing in movies and television.
By
Tim Irons

20 Aug 2014 - 3:44 PM  UPDATED 20 Aug 2014 - 3:51 PM

Movies and TV have always had a tricky time depicting the everyday use of modern technology, especially the Internet and the simple text message. Tony Zhou shows how directors in both mediums have evolved over the last few years to showcase their use in the smoothest possible fashion, without stunting the drama. From TV’s Sherlock to Japanese movie animation, it has never been easier for viewers to ‘get the message’.