Chat Acronyms: The Small List of 50+ Popular Texting Abbreviations

Texting Abbreviations!!! Abbreviations and acronyms are used a lot in chat conversations and text messages as a way to speed up conversations, get points across quickly and type less when you’re in a rush. Below are common chat acronyms used, try to learn some of them so you can impress your friends.

List of Popular Chat Acronyms

A list of common abbreviations and chat acronyms used in chat and instant messaging systems to communicate more quickly.

1. AFAIK: As far as I know

2. AFK: Away from keyboard

3. ASL: Age/ Sex/ Location

4. ATM: At the moment

5. b/c: Because

6. b/w: Between

7. b4: Before

8. BBIAB: Be back in a bit

9. BBL: Be back later

10. BFF: Best friend forever

11. BRB: Be right back

12. BTW: By the way

13. CTN: Can’t talk now

14. CYE: Check your email

15. ETA: Estimated time of arrival

16. FWIW: For what it’s worth

17. FYI: For your information

18. GG: Good game

19. GJ: Good job

20. GL: Good luck

21. gr8: Great

22. GTG: Got to go

23. GMV: Got my vote

24. HTH: Hope this helps

25. HW: Homework

26. IAC: In any case

27. IC: I see

28. IDK: I don’t know

29. IIRC: If I remember correctly

30. IKR: I know, right?

31. IM: Instant message

32. IMO: In my opinion

33. IMHO: In my humble opinion

34. IRL: In real life

35. J/K: Just kidding

36. NP: No problem

37. NTN: No thanks needed

38. OMG: Oh my God

39. OMW: On my way

40. OT: Off topic

41. PC: Personel computer

42. pls: Please

43. POS: Parent over shoulder

44. ppl: People

45. qt: Cutie

46. re: Regarding

47. Sry: Sorry

48. TC: Take care

49. thx: Thanks

50. TTFN: Talk to you later

51. txt: Text

52. TY: Thank you

53. XOXO: Hugs and kisses

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