Social networks have become essential tools for our daily lives, to communicate, interact with friends, share moments through photographs, or simply to distract ourselves and have a good time.
Content and platforms are evolving and renewing all the time, so it is sometimes difficult to keep up with everything that is happening on the internet. Therefore, it is not strange that in the networks we frequently come across new trends and terms whose meaning we do not know. We may even feel a bit lost, as with the use of new but very popular abbreviations and terms in networks.
Has it happened to you? Don't worry, at Techbit we tell you what the most used abbreviations mean in social networks.
Abbreviations are regularly more common in English, and it is the youngest who use them constantly, confusing more than one who does not know what they were trying to say. Some of these terms have been used colloquially for several years on networks such as Facebook and WhatsApp, and others have been born from the new platforms that dominate the internet, such as Tik Tok.
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Here we list ten popular acronyms and their meaning:
This is one of the most recently used abbreviations on social networks, and it is one of the ones that generated the most confusion, because it became popular on Tik Tok, the social network used mostly by the youngest.
From one moment to another it was common to see the acronym "GPI" in the comments of photographs or publications of meetings or trips, since it is used as an ironic way of saying that you were not invited.
Network users indicate that this term is used immediately after saying an ironic comment or a joke.
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Perhaps this abbreviation already seems familiar to you, and you have used it more than once in messages. Its meaning is very simple: a quick way of saying "no problem".
For veterans of memes, these acronyms are familiar, as they were one of the first expressions of this type used on the internet. It is used when you want to express that something is very funny.
This term means the same as the previous one; dying of laughter, or that something you saw made you very funny. The difference is that this was popularized just a couple of years ago, and is 'a bit more modern'.
How many times have you seen string comments like x2, x3, x4? It is used to express that you agree with another opinion. Its use is to facilitate or speed up conversations.
“Super F”, “F for you”, this abbreviation tries to say that you feel bad about a situation, but that you have no other opinions or ways to support other than showing solidarity.
Have they played a prank on you and immediately they put 'NTC'? This term tries to immediately clarify a comment or joke. It is to imply that what was said was not serious.
This acronym is surely the most popular on the list, and the one that has been in use since long before all the others emerged. It is used for any situation that causes you amazement, sadness, happiness, or anger. The meaning is given by each person and circumstance.
Dozens of memes have emerged regarding the abbreviations and words of "young people" that flooded the networks. This leaves us as a lesson that it is inevitable that technology and content advance at a rapid speed, and although it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with all the trends, the only thing left for us is to adapt and learn at our own pace.