Social Media Shorthand 101

Extra Mile Staff

Keeping in touch with family members and old friends is easier than ever with social networks like Facebook and Twitter. But, today’s social media rules dictate shorthand you may not be too familiar with. Don’t stress! We’ve compiled a few of the Internet’s simplest social media acronyms and abbreviations. Take a look:

  • BFF: Best friends forever
  • BRB: Be right back
  • BTW: By the way
  • FB: Facebook
  • G2G, GTG: Got to go
  • Gr8: Great
  • GTR: Got to run
  • IDC: I don’t care
  • IDK: I don’t know
  • IG: Instagram
  • ILY: I love you
  • IMHO: In my humble opinion
  • IRL: In real life
  • JK: Just kidding
  • L8: Late
  • LOL: Laughing out loud
  • NVM: Never mind
  • OMW: On my way
  • PPL: People
  • ROFL: Rolling on the floor laughing
  • SMH: Shaking my head
  • Thx: Thanks
  • TL;DR: Too long; Didn’t read
  • TMI: Too much information
  • TTYL: Talk to you later
  • Txt: Text
  • TY: Thank you
  • YOLO: You only live once
  • YW: You’re welcome

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