Complete List of Twitter Acronyms
Twitter being the most active social network has opened and started many new trends. Although Twitter itself allows 140 character limit for the updating your status.
You might have observed some acronyms, short forms on Twitter to make use of these 140 characters as much as they can.
Check out a the compilation of some frequently used acronyms on Twitter. Let’s start with the some official ones.
@ – added before any username to send a message to that person
e.g @3rdbrain hello dear, how was the day ?
RT – stands for Retweeting/forwarding the original tweet.
e.g. RT @quotations “What’s the use of a good quotation if you can’t change it?” – Doctor Who
DM – stands for Direct Message
this written message is a private message and doesn’t appear in public timeline.
PRT – used for two ways
– as Please ReTweet, a request to forward tweet to the someone’s followers.
– as Partial ReTweet, in this original tweet is edited upto 140 character limit
Twit – Tweet – Tweeps – used usually as an alternative for one’s Twitter updates
Twitterholic – A person who is addicted to using Twitter
Twollower – comprised of the words “Twitter + follower”
It is a person who follows you
Twiends – comprised of the words “Twitter + Friends”
used to designate friends on Twitter
Twitterverse – used to designate “Whole community of Twitter ”
Tweople/Tweeple – comprised of the words “Twitter + People” and refers to the people on Twitter
Twitterpreneur – Any entrepreneur on Twitter
or anyone creating/thinking for Twitter-based startup.
Twistory – it refers to any history of Twitter
b/c – because
FTW – For the Win
FTL – For the Loss ( usually used as opposite to FTW
FAVRD – used for casting a vote on textism
FAIL – used about something when a service is not working.
PWN – an alternative to the word “own”
OH – stands for Overhead
NSFW – stands for Not Safe For Work
Twitcrush= Declaring a crush on someone on Twitter
LMAO – stands for Laughing My Ass Off
IMHAO – In My Humble Opinion
WTH – What the Hell
BTW – By the way
IRL – In Real Life
FTF – Face to Face
YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary
BR – Best Regard
ASAP – As Soon As Possible
JV – Joint Venture
LMK – Let Me Know
J/K – Just Kiddin
FB – Facebook
<3 – used a text version of Heart
Do you know some more, or some you use often and loved to add here ? Then simply comment and we would love to add those in our list with your name.