Maybe you’ve come across the initialism “OOC” in a debate or an IMDb review. OOC can mean many different things online, but if you’re obsessed with movies or TV shows, one of them may stick out.
Have you recently gotten a message that had the word “LMAO” in it? Or maybe you heard someone say it in person? Find out what this acronym means and how to use it.
They’re everywhere on the tech news nowadays, but what exactly are “semiconductors,” and why is there a shortage of them in 2021? We explain this important material and how its supply can affect all kinds of electronics….
If you say something funny in the group chat, someone might reply with “ROFL!” What does this acronym mean, and how is it different from LOL? We’ll take a look at the term, its origins, and how you can use it in your own conv…
Did you see someone say “TBF” in an enlightening internet debate? No, TBF doesn’t mean “total brain fart,” although you’d be forgiven for having one if you don’t recognize this initialism. Here’s what TBF means and how to use…
If you’re a frequent Reddit user, you may have noticed others using formatting options on their posts. Here’s how to apply text formatting to level up your Reddit experience.
Want to let someone know you’re going somewhere? You might want to use the acronym OMW. Maybe someone’s said it to you when you invited them to your pool party. Find out what it means and how to use it….
The term “LOL” is a staple of internet and text message conversations far and wide. Where did this legendary three-letter abbreviation come from, and how do you use it? Find out here.
You’re scrolling on Twitter, and someone talks about “taking the L” on a brutal video game. What does it mean, and what is “L” short for? Here’s what the phrase means and how you can use it.
Have you ever seen someone post about a wildly unlucky situation, followed by the letters “FML?” Here’s what that initialism means and how you can use it in your next frustrating moment.
If you’re not in the know about the newest internet acronyms, you may not have heard of “IYKYK.” Read on to find out what this elusive term is and how to use it.
Markup languages are the invisible backbone of many things we do on a computer, like sending messages, viewing documents, and browsing the internet. Here’s a brief look at what they do.
If you’ve come across the acronym “wbk” on Twitter and had no idea what it meant, read on. We’ll explain what it and its expansion mean on the internet.
Computer-building guides often tell you to run your PC’s RAM in “dual-channel” mode. What exactly does that mean, and how does it benefit your system? Read on to find out.
You’re trying to access a website, and instead of being greeted with the homepage, you see a “One more step” screen from Cloudflare with a captcha on it instead. Here’s why it happens.
HTH might seem like it stands for many things, but it’s mostly used to lend a helping hand online. Here’s what HTH means, the history of the term, and how you can use it.
Did you know that your web browser is automatically downloading and using fonts that aren’t installed on your system? Web fonts help the pages you browse every day look better. Here’s what they are and how they work….
You’re scrolling Twitter, and you see the words “MFW I spill my smoothie,” followed by an image of someone sobbing. What does this confusing tweet mean? Today, we’ll find out, along with its history and how to use it….
You might have seen the acronym “YSK” online before, often followed by facts and information. Not sure what it’s supposed to mean? Here’s what it stands for and why you should know about it.
You’ve likely heard before that you should try to play games with a high frame rate, but why? We’ll explain how a high frame rate can improve your overall gaming experience.
Why is everyone saying “sus” lately, and what does it mean? Here’s a look into the rise of this unique piece of internet slang.
“Planned obsolescence” is a strategy that makes products obsolete so that they require frequent replacements. This forces consumers to spend more by buying products more frequently. Here’s what it is—and how it’s affecting …
Slack and Discord let you collaborate and chat online with ease, and they’re both wildly popular. But which should you use to make your next chat server? Let’s compare the two services head-to-head.
Have you ever heard a PC enthusiast talk about how important “RGB” is and wondered why? It’s all about colors. Read on to learn about the hottest tech design trend among gamers.
Have you ever searched for something on Google and wondered, “How does it know where to look?” The answer is “web crawlers,” which search the web and index it so that you can find things easily online. We’ll explain….