Twitter , as we have seen has grown leaps and bounds in last couple of years across the globe. Being on Twitter can sometimes be little difficult espcially if you are new because of the lingo used on the micro blogging site. We all know sometimes its very difficult to express the full thing in less than 140 characters and thats when the shortcuts and abbreviations and acronyms come to our rescue. Following are few abbreviations which are quite handy while interacting on the social networking site -

b/c = Because

BG = Background (when someone refers to their Twitter background page)

BFN = Bye for now

BR = Best regards

BTW = By the way

DM = Direct message

EM = Email

FB = Facebook

FTF = Face to face

FWIW = For what it’s worth

Gr8 = Great

IMO = In my opinion

IMHO = In my honest opinion or in my humble opinion

IRL = In real life

J/K = Just kidding

LI = LinkedIn

LMK = Let me know

LMBO = Laughing my butt off

LMAO = Laughing my ass off

LOL = Laughing out loud

NP = No problem

OMG = Oh my God

OMFG = Oh my f—- God

PLZ = Please

ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing

RT = Retweet

RTHX = Thanks for the retweet

TMB = Tweet me back

TMI = Too much information

TTYS = Talk to you soon

TTYL = Talk to you later

TY = Thank you

WTH = What the heck

WTF = What the f—

YW = You’re welcome

<3 = This is the text version of a heart.

I’m sure these are just few of the many used on the site so please feel free to add more to the list with your comments below.