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SMS language/ Texting abbreviations/Chatting shortcuts

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Message abbreviation (smslanguage)

Chatting has become very popular among internet users and smartphone users. Young internet users tend to use a variety of chatting shortcuts. Below is a list of shortcut phrases for texting.

These texting shortcuts can be used in SMS messages on smartphones, chatrooms, Facebook Messenger, and other social media applications.

Texting abbreviations/ chatting shortcuts/smslanguage

  • ASL: Age, sex, location
  • ASAP: As soon as possible
  • b4: Before
  • 2day: Today
  • 2nite: Tonight
  • 2moro: Tomorrow
  • Gr8: Great
  • YW: You are welcome
  • B3: Blah, blah, blah
  • B4: Before
  • BTW: By the way
  • BCS: Because
  • B4N: Bye for now
  • BTW: By the way
  • D8: date
  • IRL: In real life
  • OMW: on my way
  • EM: Excuse me
  • FB: Facebook
  • Thx: Thanks
  • NVM: Never mind
  • TTYL: Talk to you later
  • F2F: Face to face
  • B4N: Bye for now
  • NAZ: Name, address, zip
  • X: Kiss
  • XOXO: Hugs and kisses
  • CU: See you
  • CYE: Check your email
  • CUL8R: See you later
  • POV: Point of view
  • HAND: Have a nice day
  • AFAIK: As far as I know
  • @: At
  • YOLO: You only live once
  • ATM: At the moment
  • IDK: I don’t know
  • TBA: To be announced
  • Thx: Thanks
  • TU: Thank you
  • TY: Thank You
  • SWAK: Sealed with a kiss
  • IDC: I don’t care
  • IMHO: In my honest opinion
  • MSG: Massage
  • BFN: Bye for now
  • ?: What?/question
  • 4U: For you
  • Y: Why
  • IHNI: I have no idea
  • B/C: Because
  • B/W: Between
  • HTH: Hope this helps
  • HW: Homework
  • RU: Are you
  • IC: I see
  • NM: Not much
  • PPL: People
  • NC: No comment
  • OMG: Oh my Gosh
  • TIME: Tears in my eyes
  • BBL: Be back later
  • BRB: Be right back
  • BFF: Best friend forever
  • GTG: Got to go
  • G2G: Got to go
  • CWOT: Complete waste of time
  • ILU: I love you
  • ILY: I love you
  • AML: All my love
  • LMK: Let me know
  • BION: Believe it or not
  • JK: Just kidding
  • K: OK
  • DIY: Do it yourself
  • PCM: Please call me
  • FOAF: Friend of a friend
  • GF: Girlfriend
  • BF: Boyfriend
  • DEF: Definitely
  • NNTR: No need to reply
  • C&P: Copy and paste
  • CTN: Cannot talk now
  • OTL: Out to lunch
  • RN: Right now
  • NM: Never mind / Nothing much
  • .NP: No problem
  • W8: Wait
  • WYWH: Wish You were here
  • WB: Welcome Back
  • Mo abbreviation: (mo = a moment)
  • TIA acronym: Thanks in advance
  • Soc acronym: Society: used in the name of some organizations.
  • MI abbreviation: (mi = mile)
  • MN abbreviation: The US state of Minnesota; used in addresses.
  • AR abbreviation: The US state of Arkansas
  • MS abbreviation: (plural mss) Manuscript
  • MM abbreviation: Millimetre
  • SME acronym: Small and Medium Enterprize.
  • ATM abbreviation: At the moment

These texting abbreviations and texting acronyms (SMS language) have become very common among friends. They are frequently used in text messages, Whatsapp messages, and even in informal emails.

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