Now a judge in Washington, one of those privacy-conscious states, has ruled that the state's law does not apply to the new world of e-mail and online chats.
However, bear in mind that by hiding your own read receipts, you’ll also lose the ability to see when your own sent messages have been read. You can sneakily read messages without those blue ticks appearing on your friend’s screen and disabling read receipts by enabling Aeroplane Mode before launching the app and opening the message in question.
Just remember to close Whats App before turning Aeroplane Mode off.
Unfortunately, it also makes it tough to ignore somebody without upsetting them.
Fortunately, there are ways to covertly read your messages, without those blue ticks appearing on your friend’s screen.
Anthony Weiner (grey boxes) in full Formspring action.
Huma Abedin you need to do a better job at sexually pleasing your husband.
This is especially hard for those who don't normally take the initiative to make the first move.
There's nothing worse than subtly trying to get your sexy on while the person on the other end of the conversation just doesn't get it.
The then-21-year-old senior at Brock University, in Ontario, Can., had just launched a Facebook group devoted to teaching the fine art of netiquette to users of instant messaging clients.