Protecting children: How familiar are you with online ‘coded’ conversation? Information for teachers and parents.
It makes sense when you think about it, many social media platforms used in this day and age are based on short and snappy communication, so why waste all our time typing out full words when we can speed up our discussions and use abbreviations? Whilst many choose to use this tactic everyday as a way to speed up communication with their friends and family, there are those who choose to do so as a way of enticing victims into 'coded' conversations, with not so innocent intent.
Below are some examples of today's new-age online abbreviations:
How many did you already know? Do you know of any others? Let us know by leaving your comments.