The Secret Code Of Teens | More Than 100 Common Text & Social Media Acronyms

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Kids today have their own language. This is nothing new, but the list of secret acronyms the kids are using is getting longer and longer by the day. It is hard enough to keep up if you are a kid, even harder if you are a parent.

With Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, texting, Instagram and countless other social media outlets, kids are able to hide more and more of their personal and social life from their parents. As a parent, you must keep up on the trends. By doing so, you could prevent your child from falling into a situation that they may regret later in life.

Here is a list of over 100 common acronyms and emoji meanings the kids are using these days. Some are innocent and others meant to be deceiving and sneaky.

1. 143 – I love you

2. 2DAY – Today

3. 4EAE– For ever and ever

4. ADN Any day now

5. AFAIK – As far as I know

6. AFK – Away from keyboard

7. ASL Age/sex/location

8. ATM – At the moment

9.  BFN Bye for now

10. BOL – Be on later

11. BRB – Be right back

12.  BTW – By the way

13. CTN Can’t talk now

14. DWBH Don’t worry, be happy

15.  F2F or FTF – Face to face

16.  FWB– Friends with benefits

17.  FYEO – For your eyes only

18. GAL – Get a life

19. GB – Goodbye

20. GLHF – Good luck, have fun

21. GTG Got to go

22. GYPO– Get your pants off

23. HAK – Hugs and kisses

24. HAND Have a nice day

25. HTH Hope this helps / Happy to help

26. HW Homework

27. IDK – I don’t know

28. IIRC – If I remember correctly

29. IKR I know, right?

30. ILY / ILU I love you

31. IM Instant message

32. IMHO – In my honest opinion / In my humble opinion

33. IMO – In my opinion

34. IRL In real life

35. IWSN – I want sex now

36. IU2U It’s up to you

37. IYKWIM If you know what I mean

38. J/K Just kidding

39. J4F – Just for fun

40. JIC Just in case

41. JSYK – Just so you know

42. KFY – Kiss for you

43. KPC– Keeping parents clueless

44. L8– Late

45. LMBO – Laughing my butt off

46. LMIRL – Let’s meet in real life

47. LMK Let me know

48. LOL Laugh out loud

49. LSR Loser

50. MIRL – Meet in real life

51. MOS Mom over shoulder

52. NAGI Not a good idea

53. NIFOC Nude in front of computer

54. NM – Never mind

55. NMU – Not much, you?

56. NP– No problem

57. NTS Note to self

58. OIC Oh I see

59.  OMG Oh my God

60. ORLY – Oh, really?

61. OT– Off topic

62. OTP On the phone

63. P911 Parent alert

64. PAW – Parents are watching

65. PCM Please call me

66. PIR – Parent in room

67. PLS or PLZ Please

68. PPL – People

69. POS – Parents over shoulder

70. PTB Please text back

71. QQ Crying. This abbreviation produces an emoticon in text. It’s often used sarcastically.

72. RAK– Random act of kindness

73. RL – Real life

74. ROFL – Rolling on the floor laughing

75.  RT – Retweet

76. RUOK – Are you okay?

77. SMH – Shaking my head

78. SOS – Someone over shoulder

79. SRSLY Seriously

80. SSDD– Same stuff, different day

81.  SWAK Sealed with a kiss

82. SWYP So, what’s your problem?

83. SYS See you soon

84. TBC To be continued

85. TDTMTalk dirty to me

86. TIME– Tears in my eyes

87. WYCM Will you call me?

88. TMI Too much information

89. TMRW Tomorrow

90.  TTYL Talk to you later

91.  TY or TU– Thank you

92. VSF – Very sad face

93. WB Welcome back

94. WTH– What the hell?

95.  WTPA – Where the party at?

96.  WYCM – Will you call me?

97. YGM You’ve got mail

98. YOLO You only live once

99. YW You’re welcome

100. ZOMG– Oh my God (sarcastic)

101. 182 – I hate you

102. 420 – Marijuana

103. ADR – Address

104. CD9 – Code 9 – it means parents are around

105. ILU – I Love You

106. KOTL – Kiss On The Lips

107. LMIRL – Let’s Meet In Real Life

108. NIFOC – Nude In Front Of The Computer

109. P999 – Parent Alert

110. PAL – Parents Are Listening -or- Peace And Love

111. RU/18 – Are You Over 18?

112. WYRN – What’s Your Real Name