Twitter Slang & Abbreviations
In the short time since Twitter launched it's quickly becoming part of our everday lives. We Twitter on our phones, we Twitter at work, and we even log in to other sites with our Twitter account.
Like any mainstream communication method, Twitter has even started generating its own specialized slang, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you're new to Twitter you may find some of the terms confusing. Here's a list of several common Twitter slang and abbreviations you're bound to encounter.
Twitter Slang Terms
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|HT||Hat Tip or Heard Through|
|@||(at) - sends a message to a user|
|#||Hash tag - used to 'tag' tweets on certain topics|
|$||Used to denote a company's stock symbol|
|Tweetup||A real life meetup announced on twitter|
|SM||Social Media (Not to be confused with Scott Monty)|
|ICYMI||In Case You Missed It|
|NTS||Note To Self|
|CC||Carbon Copy (like in E-Mail)|