While “BB” can have a lot of meanings on the internet, the most popular is a pet name between romantic partners and close friends. Keep reading to learn more about this unique abbreviation.
When you see someone talking about “ships” or “shipping” on the internet, there’s a good chance they’re not talking about seacraft or logistics. Here’s what a “ship” means online and how to use it.
No, NBD isn’t the name of a new boyband. It’s a popular internet acronym that you should add to your vocabulary. Keep reading to find out what it means and how you can use it effectively in your communications….
Have you recently seen a wedding photo on Instagram with a flood of comments calling the couple an “OTP?” Here’s what this acronym means—and how to use it when a pairing makes you swoon.
In texting and online, “ATM” actually doesn’t always refer to the machine you use to withdraw money. Here’s what this internet initialism means and how you can use it to describe your current situation….
Have you been seeing “LFG” pop up in tons of messages and tweets lately? Read on to learn about all the definitions of this increasingly popular internet acronym.
Just like last year, 2021 has been a year filled with trials and challenges. The Unicode Consortium has analyzed the most used emoji for the year, and we all used the tears of joy face far more than any other one, which feel…
MMOs and MMORPGs are some of the most popular video games in the world right now. Let’s take a look at what they are, what makes them different from other games, and why they’re so popular.
On the internet, “OC” usually doesn’t refer to that teen drama from over a decade ago. Instead, it’s usually used in conversations about memes and other forms of media. Here’s what it means, and how to use it….
Has someone in your contacts been attaching “ofc” to all their messages? Read on to learn what this popular internet abbreviation means.
Given the times we live in, it’s essential to know who you should take medical advice from and who you shouldn’t. That’s why you should keep your eyes peeled for “IANAD.” Here’s what it means.
The internet is a great place—until it’s not. You can fall into a pit of depressing news and “hot takes.” Yet many people have a tendency to come back for more. That’s where “doomscrolling” or “doomsurfing” comes in….
You might have noticed someone’s profile on a messaging app read, “NR, going camping.” What exactly is “NR,” and what does it have to do with camping? Read on to find out.
Has someone texted you “srsly?” in response to some pretty huge news, but you’re not sure what it means? Read on to learn the definition of this common internet abbreviation.
“NFW!” Not sure what this means? It’s a common expression across the internet. Read on to learn how to use this handy way of expressing your surprise.
Have you seen tweets with people talking about their “SO?” That’s probably not the word “so” accidentally typed in all-caps. It’s a totally different term.
Is your sentence too jargon-heavy and difficult to understand? Someone might tell you to try putting it “IOW.” Here’s what this acronym means how to use it to simplify your language.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.