Category Archives: Social Media Slang

Social Media Slang – NTS

Written on September 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm, by

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

Social Media Slang – NSFW

Written on September 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm, by

 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.  

Social Media Slang – nw

Written on September 20, 2013 at 2:30 pm, by

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).

Social Media Slang – MT

Written on September 19, 2013 at 12:30 pm, by

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.

Social Media Slang – Mistweet

Written on September 18, 2013 at 12:30 pm, by

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

Social Media Slang – LOL

Written on September 13, 2013 at 12:05 pm, by

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

Social Media Slang -LMAO/LMFAO

Written on September 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm, by

 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.

Social Media Slang – L8/L8r

Written on September 11, 2013 at 12:01 pm, by

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

Social Media Slang – kk

Written on September 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm, by

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

Social Media Slang – J/K

Written on September 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm, by

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).