Social Media Slang – NTS

texting-man

An abbreviation for “Note to Self” that is often seen on Twitter and in text messages.  

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Social Media Slang – NSFW

mobile-internet-connections

 An abbreviation for “Not Safe for Work” that is used online and on social media. IT denotes that the accompanying content (e.g target of link) may be inappropriate for public places.  

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Social Media Slang – nw

tweet

An abbreviation for “Now Watching” that people use on social media when posting about programs they are watching (e.g. #nw Orange is the New Black).

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Social Media Slang – MT

social-media-cube

An abbreviation for “Modified Tweet” that is used on Twitter. A modified tweet is retweet that has been modified or truncated so it can fit into 140 characters.

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Social Media Slang – Mistweet

talking-phone

A slang term on Twitter for a tweet that the poster later regrets sending.  

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Social Media Slang – LOL

phone-social-network

A common abbreviation used online for “Laugh Out Loud”.  

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Social Media Slang -LMAO/LMFAO

college-girl-texting

 Abbreviations for the phrases “Laugh my a** off” and “Laugh my f****** a** off”. These abbreviations are often seen on social media and in text messages, but are even being seen in non-digital forms of communication.

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Social Media Slang – L8/L8r

group-texting-sitting

Shorthand forms of the words “Late” and “Later” that are often used in text messages and social media.

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Social Media Slang – kk

texting-guy

A shorthand used on Twitter for “Cool, Cool”. The abbreviation is for the purposefully misspelled as “Kewl, Kewl”.

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Social Media Slang – J/K

text dictionary

A shorthand for “Just Kidding” that is often used on social media, text speak, and informal blogs. Sometimes used in lowercase (i.e. j/k).

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