44 most commonly used shortforms/abbreviations while chatting on Facebook


Chatting on Facebook is the fastest way to communicate on the world’s largest social networking website. And to make it even more faster we have started using abbreviations of words we write. Most of them are the commonly used short forms and everyone must be familiar with it. But sometimes other person uses such abbreviations which you might not be familiar with. So just update your mind’s dictionary with the list given below.

  1. ASAP: As Soon As Possible
  2. ASL: Age/ Sex/ Location
  3. B4: Before
  4. B4U: Before You
  5. BRB: Be Right Back
  6. BTW: By The Way
  7. B/W: Between
  8. Cuz: Because (most commonly used on FacebooKnol as well :P )
  9. FYI: For Your Info
  10. FB: Facebook
  11. GM: Good Morning
  12. GN: Good Night
  13. GNASD: Good Night and Sweet Dreams
  14. IDK: I don’t Know
  15. IM: Instant Message
  16. JK: Just Kidding
  17. K: Okay
  18. L8: Late
  19. LOL: Laugh out Loud
  20. LMAO: Laugh my ass of
  21. LMFAO: Laugh my f**king ass off
  22. LMK: Let Me Know
  23. L8r: Later
  24. M/F? : Male or Female?
  25. Msg: Message
  26. Pls: Please
  27. Plz: Please
  28. PM me: Private Message me (send me a Private Message)
  29. Ppl: People
  30. r: are
  31. Rly: Reply (can also be used Really)
  32. SD: Sweet Dreams
  33. tht: that
  34. Thx: Thanks
  35. Tnx: Thanks
  36. Txt: Text
  37. TY: Thank You
  38. Ttly: Talk to you later
  39. u: you
  40. ur: your
  41. u’ll: you will
  42. wtf:  What the f**k
  43. wth: What the hell
  44. zzz: Sleeping

This is a list of commonly used abbreviations and there are thousands of such abbreviations used while chatting. Obviously we can’t post all of them here and it’s of no use either cuz it’s of no use and it confuses the other person while chatting. But chatting by using these given short forms makes it really short and cool as well. We have a list of some hidden Facebook smileys too. Subscribe to updates of this blog via e-mail to get it first ;)

I hope u r gettin me, do tell us wht do u think :P

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  1. M/F? : Male or Female?

    ….shouldn’t you know these people?

  2. Does anyone have any idea what this means?? LMFGAL TAO
    This was posted by my young daughters b/f on his wall after watching a youtube video.

  3. bms – Blew my s**t

  4. smh – shaking my head.

  5. Amazing INfOrMaTiON………….

  6. OMG- Oh my god
    ROFL- Rolling On Floor Laughing

  7. roflmfao-rollin on floor laughing my f**kin ass out

  8. cool
    How about bc – bull crap

  9. atm-at the moment
    fml-fuk my life :)

  10. f9:- fine

  11. lovely

  12. cool
    How about bc – bull crap

  13. TBH- To Be Honest

  14. 2DF: to damn funny.

  15. what’s the abbreviation Mtsa?

  16. Isaac Kingsley Ampiaw August 15, 2011 at 11:01 pm

    10x – thanks

  17. <3ly = lovely
    Omg = Oh My Gosh

  18. wht iz d full form of MP,TQ

  19. what does gtg means

  20. Jic for just in case

  21. COL- Cry Out Loud

  22. Anybody tell me what is LMS AND TBH is?

  23. KMN :kill me now!

  24. I just had to search google for lml….& they said it was “laughing mad loud”….lmao & lol seem fine to me…why the need to come up with this one…wasn’t there something cooler to come up with???

  25. There is nothing wrong with the shortcuts the kids use. In my opinion, the “f” word is totally unnecessary and instead of lmao, why can’t they use lmbo, (laughing my butt off) Why must they use foul laungage? However, when I am trying to read one of these emails it does give me a headache, I have to get my reference material out so I can look up what is being said. “RIF-LMBO” ;-)

    BTW: thx for the list.

    • Barbara Deola-Barish October 25, 2012 at 10:06 am

      I agree with Connie. There must be something that can be done about the foul language and should not be allowed on FB.

    • for us kids its not really as offensive as it is to u
      its just the way we hear everyone taking and we tend to start using these words.
      i am just saying that its not as bad as most adults say it is :)

  26. What does #rns mean?

  27. jas- just a sec…!!! :)

  28. tbqh – to be quite honest

    and tbh – to be honest

  29. Kmsl: killing myself laughing

  30. 8-) – cool
    8-l – nerdy
    :x – my lips are sealed

  31. 5ne – fine
    dat – that
    hd – had
    ltr – later
    frm – from
    there r mre n more

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