Believe it or not, social media has its own vocabulary and it keeps developing like a regular language. This is why this article discusses 200+ common social media slang words that you should know.
You need to keep in mind that generation after generation, take common traditional slang words and add a new meaning(s) to it. Here you will find examples of some slang words where the perception of the word and intended uses have changed or increase over the years. These terms have gained popularity and recognition among all generations.
Internet Slang Example 1:
Mom: Your great aunt just passed away. LOL
Peter: Why is that funny?
Mom: It’s not funny Peter! What do you mean?
Peter: Mom lol means laughing out loud!
Mom: Oh My Godness!! I sent that to everyone I thought It meant lots of love. I have to call everyone back, oh god.
Internet Slang Example 2:
Mom: The road was a little icy out today. Be careful when you drive.
Son: I will
Son: It’s usually not meant as a warning, Mom.
Internet Slang Example 3:
Son: Mom! I got a 94 on my Math exam!
Mom: WTF, honey!
Son: Mom, what do you think WTF means?
Mom: Well that’s fantastic!
Son: No mom…