Social Network Glossary

Have you ever been surfing on Twitter or Facebook, having a hard time to understand messages ?

Check below the commonly used acronyms to understand them and make your life easier.

Commonly used English terms on Social Networks
TermMeaning
@replyA reply directed to another user
#subjectDefine the main topic of the tweet; hash tag
#PPProfile Picture
#TT, TTTrending Topic
ABTAbout
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
BB
B4Before
b/cbecause
BFNBye For Now
BGDBackground
BRBest Regards
BTWBy The Way
CCCarbon Copy (same as email)
CD9, 22(French)Parents are around
CHKCheck
CLDCould
CLKClick
CRE8Create
CTCuttweet (partial retweet)
CXCorrection
dathe
DAMDon't Annoy Me
DMDirect Message
DYKDid/do You Know
EMAe-mail Address
FABFabulous
FTF, F2FFace To Face
FOTDFind of the Day
FTWFor The Win, F... the World
FTLFor the Loss/Loose
FollowingPeople that you follow
FollowersPeople following you
GR8Great
ICI See
IDKI don't K now
IMHOIn My Honest Opinion
IRLIn Real Life
LMKLet Me Know
LOLLaugh Out Loud
MTModified Tweet
NSFWNot Safe For Work. Don't open the link if you are at work.
OHOverheard
OMGOh My God !
PRTPlease Retweet or Partial Retweet
REIn Reply To
RTRetweet.
Timeline, TLMessages ordered by the most recent.
TMBTweet Me Back.
TYThank You
TweetShort message posted on Twitter.
Twitterworld, Twitterland, Twittosphère (French) Twitter universe including all users.
Twittos (French), Twitteux (French)Twitter user.

Commonly used French terms on Social Networks
TermMeaning
amhaA mon humble avis (to my opinion, same as IMHO)

Business terms
TermMeaning
CRMCustomer Relationship Management
EMEmail Marketing
EZineElectronic Magazine
FBFacebook
JVJoint Venture
LILinkedIn
SEOSearch Engine Optimization
SFDCSalesforce.com
SMSocial Media
SMMSocial Media Marketing
SMOSocial Media Optimization
SNSocial Network
SROISocial return On Investment
UGCUser Generated Content
UXUser Experience
YTYouTube


 
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