Internet Acronyms

In this evolving and busy world, we have grown accustomed to writing in acronyms which basically means using a series of letters to represent the word or phrase we want to say.
The most common internet acronyms are probably “LOL” and “OMG” which mean “Laughing out loud” and “Oh my god”.

Gamers probably use internet acronyms the most and the ones they use depend on the games they play.
These words are usually used in text messages, instant messaging and online gaming, but it’s a growing phenomenon that might be even bigger very soon.

Internet Acronyms

For that reason, we’d like to share just a few examples with you to help you get acquainted with this young and dynamic jargon:

WTH = What the hell
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off
TBH = To be honest
TBF = To be fair
IMO = In my opinion
IMHO = In my honest opinion
BF = Boyfriend
GF = Girlfriend
IRL = In real life
AFK = Away from keyboard
BRB = Be right back
NN = Nighty Night
GN = Good night
GL = Good luck
HF = Have fun (usually goes together with GL)
Ty/10x/Thnx/Thx/Tnx = Thanks
Soz/Sry = Sorry
WTS = Want to sell (Used in World of Warcraft for example)
WTB = Want to buy (Used in World of Warcraft for example)
WTT = Want to trade (Used in World of Warcraft for example)
BTW = By the way
GTG = Got to go
Pwnd/Pwned = “Owned” meaning that you’ve been beaten or lost badly to someone.
FTW = For the win
Gratz/Grats/Gz/Congrats = Congratulations
? = What are you talking about?
??? = What the hell are you talking about?!
JK = Just kidding
STFU = Shut the (f word) up

WTF = What the %$#! (f’ word)
FML = (f word) my life
ATM = At the moment
OMW = On my way
TTYL = Talk to you later
NVM = Never mind
WB = Welcome back
NP = No problem
NW = No worries
TYVM = Thank you very much
BBL = Be back later
IIRC = If I recall correctly
FWIW = For what it’s worth
IDK = I don’t know
Inc = Incoming
Lag = Lag means too slow, due to excessive memory use or slow Internet connection.
LFG = Looking for group
Spam – To repeat an action over and over again.

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