The first days online, especially on twitter are very hectic. Slogans, harsh tags, trends and abbreviations are all a new thing. Most end up saying;” Twitter is Not Cool at all”, all because they can’t fathom a thing on “The Streets”.
I don’t really understand what makes it difficult, all because it’s pretty easy to me. But abbreviations are the most hectic and confusing. Here is a list of the most commonly used.
KOT: Kenyans on Twitter
MKZ: Mukuru Kwa Zuckerberk (Facebook)
Tweef: A twitter beef or grudge.
Troll: To Tweet negative things about someone or something
TT: Trending Topic
LRT : Last Retweet
LOL; Laughing Out Loud
ROFL: Rolling On The Floor laughing
LMAO; laughing My Ass Out
LMFAO: Laughing my F…ing Ass Out
SMH: Shaking My Head (To something stupid)
SMFH; Shaking My Fucking Head (disbelief)
SMDH: Shaking My Damn Head (Express disappointment)
WTF: What the Fuck
STFU: Shut the Fuck Off
OMG: Ooh My God
OMFG: Ooh My ‘F…ing’ God
NOMB: None of My Business
NOMFB: None of My F…ing Business
IKR: I know, Right?
IDK: I don’t know
TSK: a term depicting annoyance towards something or someone.
BAE; Before Anyone Else
MCM; Man Crush Monday
WCW; Woman Crush Wednesday
MVP; Most valuable Player
There you go! Just a part of the most commonly used abbreviations and terms. A will keep updating as more crop up.
A caption is a short note written on or beneath a picture, cartoon or an illustration. In the social media, especially on instagram, its vital. But internet sometimes take them too far. Either to troll, get the likes as in Instagram or Retweets on Twitter.
Here are some hilarious Trolls I have encountered…
Next time you upload a photo, please mind what the internet junkies might write as its caption