Figure Out What Your Kids Are Texting

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Text Message Decoder

The text message has become the main form of communication between kids these days. Do you feel like you need a text message decoder to figure out what your kids are texting to their friends, or even to you? Here are some of the most common text message shortcuts you’ll come across.

BF Boyfriend or Best Friend
BRB Be Right Back
G2G Gotta Go
GF Girlfriend
H&K Hugs And Kisses
IRL In Real Life
JIC Just In Case
JK Just Kidding
L8R Later
LOL Laugh Out Loud
NP No Problem
OMG Oh My Gosh
P911 Parent Alert
POS Parent Over Shoulder
TMI Too Much Information
TTYL Talk To You Later

This is just a short list of the common text messages you will see, but a great start to being in the know of text messaging. Keep this text message decoder handy, and make sure your kids know never to chat or text message with someone that isn’t their friend in real life.

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