Twitter Terminology

With only a character limit of 140, you’ll find people often use shortcuts to portray their message, and you’lle want to know what they’re trying to say.

SMDH = Shaking My Head, Shaking My DAMN Head.

H/T = Hat Tip. Use this if you’re sharing something you heard through someone else. It’s a way to give credit where credit is due.

RT = Retweet.

IMO – In My Opinion.

ICYMI – In Case You Missed It.

PRT – Partial Retweet

CX – Correction

AFAIK – As far as I know

DM – Direct Message

EM – Email me

IDK – I don’t know

NTS – Note To Self

TBH, TBQH – To Be Honest & To Be Quit Honest

TMB – Tweet Me Back