Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
All Categories » Internet and Online Services » Internet » Slang

Slang

With real time text-based communications, such as cell phone text messaging (SMS), instant messaging, email, social media and online gaming came the emergence of a new text language tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media.

From newsgroup etiquette to understanding Twitter abbreviations, our Internet slang dictionary offers a glossary of important terms you need to know to decipher online chat messages. If this isn't enough slang for you, be sure to visit our list of Text Messaging and Online Chat Abbreviations.

Terms
QUICK REFERENCE
(Mostly) Free Web Tools: Manage Your Money with Mint With prices going up — a lot — here’s a handy tool to monitor your spending. It’s called Mint.com, and I know some of you are... Read More »

10 Android Tablet Apps for IT Pros on the Go

Need to secure your Android device? From password managers to finding a lost device, here are three Android security apps worth checking out. Read More »

10 Essential Social Networking Tools to Save Time These free social networking tools that can help you manage numerous social networking and bookmarking accounts, plus save you time by aggregating... Read More »