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Popular Jargon We Use Mostly When Chatting On Social Media And Their Meaning From A-Z

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Jargon is the specialized terminology associated with a particular field or area of activity. Jargon is normally employed in a particular communicative context and may not be well understood outside that context. The context is usually a particular occupation, but any ingroup can have jargon.

Don’t get confused with our modern style of communication. Below Are The Acronyms lettered A-Z We use mostly when chatting on social media and their meaning


AIDA – Attention, Interest, Desire, Action

AFAIK – As Far AS I Know

AMA – Ask Me Anything

API – Application Programming Interface


BFF – Best Friends Forever

b/c, bc – Because

B2B – Business To Business

B2C – Business To Consumer

BAE – Before Anyone Else

B4 – Before

BRB – Be Right Back

BTW – By The Way

B2N – Between

BTAIM– Be That As It May


CC – Carbon Copy

CPC – Cost Per Click

CM GR- Community Manager

CMS – Content Management System

CPM – Cost Per Thousand

CR – Conversion Rate

CTA – Call To Action

CRM – Costumer Relationship Management

CX – Customer Experience

CSS – Cascading Style Sheet

CTR – Click Through Rate


DM – Direct Message

DFTBA – Don’t Forget To Be

DAE – Does Anyone Else?


ELI5 – Explain Like I’m 5 Years

ESP – Email Service Provider


F2F – Face To Face

FaTH – First And Truest Husband

FF – Follow Friday

FBF – FlashBack Friday

FTW – For The Win

FB – Facebook

FBO – Facebook Official

FOMO – Fear Of Missing Out

FYI – For Your Information

FUTAB – Foot Up Take A Break

FTFY – Fix That For You

G8 – Great

G+ Google+

GA – Google Analytics

GG – Good Game

GTG – Got To Go

GTR – Got To Run


HTH – Here To Help or Happy To Help

HBD – Happy Birthday

HMB – Hit Me Back

HMU – Hit Me Up

HTML – Hyper Text Mark Up Language

HT – Hat Tip


IDC – I Don’t Care

IANAL – I Am Not A Lawyer

IANAD – I Am Not A Doctor

IDK – I Don’t Know

IG – Instagram

IKR – I Know, Right?

ILY – I Love You

IM – Instant Message

IHMO – In My Humble Opinion

IMO – In My Opinion

IO – Insertion Order

IOs – Input Outputs

ISP – Internet Service Provider


JK – Just Kidding


KPI – Key Performance Indicator


L8 – Late

LI – LinkedIn

LMK – Let Me Know

LOL – Laughing Out Loud

LMS – Like My Status

LOLz – Laughing Out Loud (Prulal)


MCM – Man Crush Monday


MM – Music Monday

MT – Modified Tweet


NM – Not Much

NSFL – Not Safe For Life

NSFW – Not Safe For Work

NVM – Never Mind


OAN – On Another Note

OH – Overheard

OMG – Oh My God

OMW – On My Way

OOTD – Outfit Of The Day

OP – Original Poster

ORLY – Oh Really?

OTP – One True Pairing


P2P – Person To Person

POTD – Photo Of The Day

PPC – Pay Per Click

PM – Private message

PPL – People

PLS – Please

PR – Page Rank or Public Relations

PV – Page Views


QOTD – Quote Of The Day


ROFL – Rolling On the Floor Laughing

ROI – Return On Investment

RSS – Really Simple Syndication

RT – Retweet

RTD – Real-Time Data


SIC – Sharing Is Caring

Saas – Software as a Service

SEM – Search Engine Marketing

SEO – Search Engine Optimization

SERP – Search Engine Results Page

SFW – Safe For Work

SM – Social Media

SMB – Small Business

SMH – Shaking My Head

SMM – Social Media Marketing

SMO – Social Media Optimization

SMP – Social Media Platform

SoLoMo – Social, Local, Mobile,

SOV – Share Of Voice


TAFTTAF – Tell A Friend To Tell A Friend

TBT – ThrowBack Thursday or ThrowBack Time

TBH – To Be Honest

TGIF – Thank God It’s Friday or Thank Goodness It’s Friday

Thx – Thanks

TIL – Today I Learned

TL;DR – Too Long; Didn’t Read

TTYL – Talk To You Later

TMI – Too Much Information

TML – Tomdavidas Multimedia Limited

TOS – Terms Of Service

TTYN – Talk To You Never

Txt -Text

TTYS – Talk To You Soon


UGC – User Generated Content

URL – Uniform Resource Locator

UI – User Interface

UX – User Experience

UV – Unique Visitor


V – Via


WBU – What About You

WOTD – Word Of The Day

WDYMBT – What Do You Mean By That

W/- With

WOM – Word Of Mouth


YMMV – Your Millage May Vary

YSK – You Should Know

YT – YouTube

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