b/c, bc– Because
BRB – Be Right Back
BTW – By The Way
DM– Direct message, a private message or “direct message” to a person you follow.
EM or EML– Email
FF– Follow Friday(#followfriday) A Twitter “endorsement” Tweeted show the user’s favorite people on twitter.
Followers– Twitter Members that follow user updates
F2F (and while we’re at it, B2B, B2C): face to face, Business to business, Business to Client (Business to Community)
FYI– For Your Information
Gr8– Great GTG, G2G– Got To Go
Hashtag #: A way of organizing your updates for Twitter search engine & to enable others to discover relevant posts. For example, here are some of the worlds favorite hashtags from 2011:
IC – I See
IDC– I don’t care
IDK– I don’t know
IM– Instant Message
JK or J/K– Just Kidding (or for UK people, Joking)
LMAO– Laughing My A** Off
LMK– Let Me Know
LOL– Laughing Out Loud– not “lots of love” like my mother thinks it is.
NSFW– Not Safe For Work
OMG– Oh My God
OMW – On My Way
ORLY– Oh Really?!!
ROFL– Rolling On The Floor Laughing
@reply: a Twitter update (a tweet) that is directed to another user within their tweet.
SMH– Shaking My Head
Thx or Tx– Thanks
TMI– Too Much Information
Trend– A topic “Trending” or “popular” right now on Twitter
TTYL– Talk To You Later
TTYS– Talk To You Soon
TY– Thank You
Twitter is an amazing thing. I mean, it is a platform for social change, advertising, communications, brand identity, and etc. Join the stream– and of course, follow me @bradhuss!