An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase.
Popular Texting Abbreviations and Internet Acronyms
Abbreviations and acronyms are used a lot in chat conversations and text messages as a way to speed up conversations, get points across quickly and type less when you’re in a rush.
Today, text and chat abbreviations are used in many online communications such as Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, email, online gaming services, chat rooms and discussion boards.
Popular Texting Abbreviations and Internet Acronyms – Images
You should try to learn some of them for your ease of communication.
These texting terms are only used in very informal situations online or in texts and are more often used by younger people.
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Can you work out the meaning of this text message conversation between 2 friends?