“Omg, rn, afk, my gf just lol bc she’s on imgur w this tl;dr posts and nty. Imo, lame af. Oh, brb, I gtg. Ttyl!” (from Nafisa Kabir on Quora)
If you’re text savvy enough to understand that statement above then you’re probably better off than 94% of the parents out there. So says CNN in one of their most recent publications on ‘Being 13, Inside the Secret World of Teens‘.
This is the way kids communicate on Social Media today and for the most part, it’s a cool fun way to chat. There is however another side to the story and one which parents should be aware of.
Sexting is the act of sending images or text messages via mobile devices. Along with this comes a whole new language that can help to keep some of those sexting message hidden away from the untrained eye. Listed below are some of the current acronyms that kids use when chatting with eachother on their phones and tables. How many of them did you know?