Twitter Abbreviations and Twitter Acronymns

Here is a list of Twitter Abbreviations, Twitter Acronymns and Twitter commands. If you have been reading your daily tweets form the members of the Twitter community you are following, you’ve noticed that people are using various message commands such as @username, hash tags such as #miami and abbreviations or shorthand because Twitter is limited to 140 characters. Inasmuch as some of these commands are the same as those used when text messaging such as BTW or or ur, there is also a myriad of Twitter terms such as Twitterati (elite members of Twitter) or Tweetin (when a group of Twitter users agreet to get together ata  set time to twitter). Hopefully this list will help you get the maximum benefit for you and your local business when using Twitter.

Twitter Message Commands
@username = Reply to
D @username = Direct message
DM @username = Direct Message
PRT = Partial Retweet or Please Retweet
RT = Retweet
#followfriday = A list of recommended users to follow on Fridays.

Top Twitter Acronymns, Twitter Abbreviations

1 = one, won
2 = to, too, two
4ward = forward
4 = for, four
abt = about
ab = about
b/c because
b4 = before
BFN = bye for enow
bgd = background
BTW sort { |a, b| }By The Way
CelebrityTweet = A tweet by a Celebrity.
chk = check
cld = could
clk = click
da = the
deets = details
Drunktwittering = Tweet while drunk
Dweet = Tweet while drunk
Eml = email
Em = email
fab = fabulous
fave = favorite
fav = favorite
FB Facebook
Followers = Twitter members that follow your updates.
FTF = Face to Face
FTL For the Loss or For the Lose
FTW For the Win
fwd = forward
FYI = for your information
Geotwitter = The geographical location of the most recent tweets.
GR8 = great
Hashtag = Adding categorical metadata to your tweets by using the # tag such as #sports.
IC = I see
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IM = Instant Message
IOW = In Other Words
IRL In Real Life
itz = it is
JK j/k = just kidding
JSYK = just so you know
JV = Joint Venture
kewl = cool
K = okay
L8er = later
L8 = late
LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
lmk = let me know
LMK Let Me Know
LOL = laught out loud
mil = million
mistweet = A tweet that was sent in error or that one later regrets.
njoy = enjoy
Nudge + user name = A Twitter command used to remind a Friend to update their Twitter status or be active on Twitter.
OH = overheard
OMG = oh my god or oh my gosh
OMW = on my way
peeps = people
plz = please
pple = people
PPL = People
props = proper respect
PWN = Own
ROFL = rolling on the floor laughing
RU? = are you?
R = are
shld = should
thx tx = thanks
TIA = thanks in advance
TIA = thanks in advance
ttyl = talk to you later
ttys = talk to you soon
Twadd = To add someone as a friend.
Twaffic = Twitter traffic
Twaggle = A gaggle of followers.
Twaiglist = To sell something on Twitter like Craigslist.
Twaiting = Twittering while waiting.
Twardware = Twitter hardware.
Twashdot = News for Twitter similar to Slashdot.org.
Twaunt = To taunt someone over Twitter.
Twead = To read a tweet.
Twebay = To sell something on Twitter like Ebay.
Tweekend = Spending your weekend reading and posting on Twitter.
Tweepish = Feeling sheepish or regretful about something you tweeted.
Tweeple = Twitter people, Twitter members, Twitter users.
tweeps = People on Twitter.
Tweeps = Twitter updates
Tweeps = Twitterites that follow each other from one social network to another.
Tweet Pushers = Bloggers whose ideas are featured on The Wall Tweet Journal.
Tweet-back = Referencing a previous Twitter conversation.
Tweet-dropping = Eavesdropping on another member’s Home page in With Friends mode.
Tweetaholism = The uncontrolled use of Twitter similar to an addiction.
Tweetard = A Twitter retard.
Tweeter = A user of Twitter.
Tweetheart = A Twitter sweetheart.
Tweeting = The act of posting on Twitter.
Tweetin = When a group of Twitter users agree to get together at a set time to twitter.
Tweetsulted = insulted
Tweetsult = insult
Tweets = Posts on Twitter by Twitter members.
Tweet = Twitter updates
Twerminology = Twitter terminology
Twexplanation = Sending a nebulous tweet and having to explain it while offline on Twitter.
Twhepherd = The Twitter employee that finds and restores lost followers to your twaggle.
Twhiner = A twitterer who only ever posts whiney, negative tweets.
Twideo-cronicity = When you’re watching someone’s videos and they are simultaneously leaving a comment or tweet for, at or about you.
Twiends = Twitter + Friends
Twike = To ride a bike with Twitter.
TWinkedin = Inviting friends made on Twitter to connect with you on Linkedin.
Twistcuffs = Fighting with a fellow twitterer over twitter.
Twistory = Any history of Twitter
Twis = To dis a fellow twitterer.
Twitcrush
Twitosphere = Community of Twitterers.
Twittastic = Fantastic, wonderful, superb, coined by the folks at Twitterholic when referring to their robots.
Twittcrastination = Twittering in the form of procrastination.
Twittduit = If you need to tweet a friend that does not follow you, post a Twittduit asking your followers to pass a message.
Twittectomy = unfollowing friends.
Twitter-ku = Those who either post on both Twitter and Jaiku.
Twitter-Light Zone = When you are when you return to Twitter after any time away and feel disoriented and lost.
Twitterati = The elite members or A-list members of Twitter that everyone wants to follow and be followed by.
Twitterbate = To masturbate to another user’s tweets.
Twittercal mass = A community that has achieved a critical mass of twitterers.
Twitterer = A user of Twitter.
Twitterfly = A social butterfly on Twitter as evidenced by the extreme use of @ signs.
Twitterholic = A person who is addicted to using Twitter.
Twitterific = A really good Twitter thing. It’s also a third party application for Twitter.
Twittering = To send a Twitter message.
Twitterish = Erractic behavior with short outbursts.
Twitteritas = Women who play with their twitters.
Twitterject = Interject your tweet into an existing tweet stream of conversation.
Twitterlooing = Twitting from the bathroom.
Twitterloop = to be caught up with your friend’s tweets and upon the conversation.
Twittermob = An unruly and ragtag horde of people who descend on an ill-prepared location after a provocative Twitter message.
Twitterories = Clusters of twitterers that follow and friend each other with little overlap with other clusters.
Twitterpated =To be overwhelmed by Twitter messages.
Twitterphoria = The elation you feel when the person you’ve added as a friend adds you back.
Twitterpreneur = An entrepreneur on Twitter
Twitterrhea = The act of sending too man Twitter messages.
Twitterstream = The Twitter timeline (public or friends).
Twittertude = Bad Twitter attitude. Or a state of being, like solitude only with other people present.
Twitterverse = The Whole Community of Twitter
Twittfeinated, Twigged Out, Twired = To be so hyped up on twittering that you cannot sleep.
Twittfessional = A confession made on Twitter.
Twitticisms = Witty tweets.
Twittilate = To arouse with tweets.
Twittish = Too skittish to twitter.
Twittonary = dictionary of twitter terminology.
Twittsomnia = Twittering due to inability to sleep, thus compounding inability to sleep.
Twittworking = Networking with Twitterites using Twitter.
Twit = Twitter updates
Twixt and tween = Can’t decide who or what to tweet.
Twode = to hack on the Twitter API.
Twofor = Replying to two unrelated Twitter messages with a single tweet.
TwoingTwoing = To twitter about wonderful things.
Twollower = Twitter + Follower
Twoogle = Twitter as the human Google. Pose a question, get near-instantaneous results.
Twoops = When you accidently send a private sms to Twitter.
Twoosh = A full 140 character twitter.
Twopsies = When you drop things because you are twittering.
Tword = Words forms by appending TW to the original word.
Twouche = Someone acting like a big fat jerk via Twitter.
Twurvey = A survey sent out over Twitter.
Twype = To type on Twitter.
TYT = Take your time.
TYVM = Thank you very much.
TY = Thanks
u’ve = for you have
ur = your
U = you.
V2V = voice to voice (chatting on the phone)
W or w/ =with
wazzup? or whatddup? = what’s up
wld = would
wOOt! = an expression of joy or excitement.
woz = was
wtf = what the f***
wth = what the heck
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary
yr = your
YVW = you’re very welcome
YW = you’re welcome

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