Children around the world were left chuckling when they received these hilarious messages from their well-meaning mothers.
Screen shots from the funny conversations show parents who came unstuck when they tried to make the most of their phone's camera – or experimented with using 'hashtags'.
One was caught out by auto correct, accidentally telling her child that she wanted to 'lick' her father's 'butt' rather than 'kick' it.
Another let her lack of technological know-how show when she sent a panicked message to her son asking him to help her delete her internet history because she had 'searched for a picture of Johnny Depp's butt'.
Many of the conversations have gone viral and have been shared on Reddit. Read below for some of the funniest examples…
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Emergency! This child was panicked when their mother text for an immediate response
Nearly there: This mother certainly gets full marks for effort – though the result isn't quite right
Right in front of her: Andy quickly lost his patience when his mother had a momentary lapse
Not quite what she meant to say: Autocorrect got the better of this well-meaning mother
Wish you were here! Unfortunately this mother still has a bit to learn about her phone's camera
Missed the joke: This child's attempt to make his mother feel good went unnoticed
Problem solver: This child had a quick fix solution to their mother's technology woes
Matchmaker: This mother will stop at nothing to find her daughter the love of her life
Excited: This parent didn't seem to understand that capital letters come across as shouting