Wednesday, November 18, 2009

SMILEYS and ACronyms for text messages


Netlingo: With more than 82 million people texting regularly, it's no wonder you've seen this cryptic looking code!
Commonly used wherever people get online -- whether by text message, IM, SMS, email, cell phone, iPhone, Blackberry, PDA, handy or pager -- and as seen on blogs, chat rooms, Web sites, games, and newsgroup postings -- these abbreviations are used by people to correspond with each other. Acronyms are an integral part of computer culture. The use of acronyms grew rapidly on the Internet and created a new lingo, known as shorthand, online jargon and leetspeak.

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