How to Use Basic Abbreviations on Twitter

In this tutorial you will learn:

• The basic abbreviations on Twitter

 

Introduction

Frequently used Twitter abbreviations, are important to know to read certain tweets. Also, use regular abbreviations to shorten your tweets to fit within Twitter’s 140-character limit.

 

Conversational Abbreviations

•       AB/ABT=About

•       AFAIK=As far as I know

•       B4=Before

•       BFN=Bye for Now

•       BGD=Background

•       BR=Best Regards

•       BTW=By the Way

•       DYK=Did You Know

•       EM / EML=Email

•       F2F=Face to Face

•       FB=Facebook

•       FWIW=For What It’s Worth

•       HAGN=Have a Good Night

•       HAND=Have a Nice Day

•       HTH= Hope that Helps

•       IC=I See

•       ICYMI=“In Case You Missed It”

•       IDK=I Don’t Know

•       IIRC=If I Remember Correctly

•       IMHO=In My Humble Opinion

•       IRL=In Real Life

•       JK=Just Kidding

•       JSYK=Just so You Know

•       KK=Kewl Kewl/Cool Cool, or Ok, Got It

•       KYSO=Knock Your Socks Off

•       LMK=Let Me Know

•       LOL=Laugh Out Loud

•       NBD=No Big Deal

•       NCT=Nobody Cares, Though

•       Njoy=Enjoy

•       NSFW=Not Safe for Work

•       NTS=Note to Self

•       OH=Overheard

•       ORLY=Oh, really?

•       PLMK=Please Let Me Know

•       W or W/=With

•       WTV=Whatever

•       YOLO=You Only Live Once

•       YOYO=You’re on Your Own

•       YW=You’re Welcome

 

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