99 Abbreviations to get you Tweeting like a Pro…

Feeling a bit left out of the conversation? With so many abbreviations & acronyms used on Twitter, it’s no wonder we struggle to understand what our friends and followers are sometimes saying – but with being limited to 140 characters, one has to learn to be more creative in tweeversation… 🙂

Basic Must-Know Twitter abbreviations
# = Hashtag
#FF = Follow Friday
CX = Correction
DM = Direct message
HT = Hat tip
MT = Modified tweet
RT = Retweet

Digital Related Twitter abbreviations
EM /EML = Email
EMA = Email address
FB = Facebook
LI = LinkedIn
SEO = Search Engine Optimization
SM = Social Media
SN = Social Network
YT = YouTube
TL = Timeline

Common Abbreviations used in Twitter conversations
<3 = Love (Heart)
2day = Today
2 = To/Too/Two
4 = For
AFAIK = As far as I know
B4 = Before
BFN = Bye for now
BR = Best regards
BTW = By the way
CHK = Check
CUL8R = See you later
DYK = Did you know, Do you know
F2F /FTF = Face to face
FOTD = Find of the day
FWIW = For what it’s worth
GMAB = Give me a break
GR8 = Great
HAGN = Have a good night
HAND = Have a nice day
HTH = Hope that helps
IC = I see
ICYMI = In case you missed it
IDC = I Don’t Care
IDK = I Don’t Know
IIRC = If I remember correctly
IMO = In My Opinion
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IRL = In real life
JK = Just kidding, joke
JSYK = Just so you know
JV = Joint venture
KK = Kewl kewl, or ok, got it
KYSO = Knock your socks off
LHH = Laugh hella hard (stronger version of LOL)
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
LMK = Let me know
LOL = Laugh out loud
MIRL = Meet in real life
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
PNP = Party and Play
PPL = People
QOTD = quote of the day
RE = Reply
SFW = Safe for work
SMH = Shaking my head
SO = Significant Other
S/O = Shout Out
SRS = Serious
TFTF = Thanks for the follow
TFTT = Thanks for this tweet
TLDR/TL;DR = Too long, didn’t read
TMB = Tweet me back
TT = Trending topic
TY = Thank you
TYIA = Thank you in advance
TYT = Take your time
TYVM = Thank you very much
U = You
W or W/ = With
W/E or WE = Whatever or weekend
WTV = Whatever
YGTR = You got that right
YKWIM = You know what I mean
YOLO = You only live once
YOYO = You’re on your own
YW = You’re welcome

Good luck and happy tweeting…

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