You may have encountered a couple of acronyms while chatting online that had you a bit confused. Social Media language has become a ‘thing’ now and sometimes we get stuck trying to figure out the correct words.
Below are some social media acronyms/abbreviations and their meaning:
This means ‘Private message’.
This means ‘retweet’.
This stands for ‘Modified Tweet’. It indicates that the tweet has been edited.
It stands for ‘greatest of all time’. It is a term used for remarkable persons, especially athletes.
This stands for ‘Be that as it may’. It is usually used to link a new idea or topic in a discussion.
This can mean ‘Here to help’ or ‘Happy to help’.
This refers to ‘That feeling when…’ It is a way of introducing a relatable experience.
Is simply ‘Did you know’.
This translates to ‘Ask Me Anything’. Like a question and answer session online
This means ‘By The Way’. It is used to add additional information.
‘IDC’ stands for ‘I don’t care’ while ‘IDK’ means ‘I don’t know’.
This stands for "As Far As I Know."
This means ‘As Far As I Recall/Remember’
This stands for ‘I Know, Right?’
This translates to ‘In Real Life’.
This means ‘My Reaction When’.
SMH means ‘Shaking My Head’.
This means ‘Story of My Life’.
This means ‘For What It’s Worth’.
This translates to ‘Nevermind’
This means ‘Hat Tip’. It is a virtual nod that credits an original source.
This means ‘Customer experience’. It refers to the relationship a customer has with a company through various interactions and touchpoints.
ESP is ‘Email Service Provider’ In simple terms, an ESP is a third-party company that offers email services, such as newsletter deployment or marketing campaigns.
GA is ‘Google Analytics’, it is an analytics platform for website that allow marketers to track website visitors, referrals, bounce rates, page views and more.
Others include BRB- Be Right Back, JK- just kidding, FBF- Flashback Friday, MCM- Man crush Monday, WCW- means Woman crush Wednesday, TBT -throwback Thursday; and many others