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Full Form of TTYL, LOL, PS, ASAP, BTW, TP, TLDR Abbreviations

P.S, you must have read this on Facebook at the end of any post or comment. Abbreviations became a norm after the introduction of SMS and why not, when it could reduce the letters you have to type to complete any word ultimately resulting in faster texting.

However, there are a few abbreviations, which makes you scratch your head if you are new to the world of social networking. The most common abbreviations being used are P.S, which mean Postscript, LOL, which means Laughing out Loud, TTYL, which means to Talk to You Later and IDK, which mean I Don’t Know, etc.

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Therefore, here I have made a list of most common abbreviations used in day to day life especially on Social networking websites like Facebook and messaging apps like WhatsApp.

Full Form of Commonly Used Abbreviations

TTYL means: Talk To You Later

LOL means: Laughing Out Loud

P.S means:  PostScript

ASAP means: As Soon As Possible

TL;DR means: Too Long; Didn’t read. 

AFAIC: As far as I’m Concerned

BRB: Be Right Back

BTDT: Been There, Done That

AFAIK means: As Far As I Know

TP means: Time Pass or Twitter Post

IMO means: In My Opinion

RIP means: Rest in Peace

FTW Means: For The Win

XOXO Means: Lots of Love!

Other Commonly Used Abbreviations

A3 means: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace

AYT means: Are You There?

BTW means: By The Way

B/W means: Between

BBL means: Be Back Later

BBS means: Be Back Soon

CC means: Carbon Copy

DND means: Do Not Disturb

DL means: Download

FYI means: For Your Information

FB means: Facebook


FWD means: Forward

FAQ means: Frequently Asked Questions

F2F means: Face To Face

GTG means: Got to Go

GL means: Good Luck

GFU means: Good For You

GBU  Means: God Bless You or Good, Bad & Ugly

HBD means: Happy Birth Day

JK means: Just Kidding

KISS means: Keep It Simple Stupid

MMB means: Message Me Back

MSG means: Message

OMG means: Oh My God

P2P means: Person to Person

PPL means: People

TC means: Take Care

TYSM: Thank You So Much

TOS means: Terms of Service

T&C means: Terms and Conditions

Others Tech Related Abbreviations

APK Means – Android Application Package

BRAVIA  Means – Best Resolution Audio Visual Integrated Architecture

HTC Means   – High Tech Computer Corporation

LG Means – Lucky Goldstar

ZTE Means – Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment

SAR Value Means – Specific Absorption Rate Value

AT&T Means – American Telephone and Telegraph Company

HCL Means – Hindustan Computer Limited

HP Means – Hewlett Packard

Intel Means – Integrated Electronics

JBL Means – James Bullough Lansing (name of the founder)

DoCoMo Means – Do Communications Over the Mobile Network

VLC Means – Video LAN Client


Gmail Means – Google Mail

Google Means – Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth

YAHOO Means – Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

Windows Means – Wide Interactive Network Development for Office Work Solution

iOS  Means – i+ Operating System ( Here I can be iPhone / iPad / iPod)

GPRS Means – General Packet Radio Service

GSM Means – The Global System for Mobile Communications

CDMA Means – Code Division Multiple Access

Wi-Fi  Means – Wireless Fidelity

HSPA Means – High-Speed Packet Access

HSPA+ Means – Evolved High-Speed Packet Access

LTE Mean – Longer Term Evolution

IP Address – Internet Protocol Address

BBM Means – BlackBerry Messenger

OTG Means – On The Go

USB Mean – Universal Serial Bus

PDF Means – Portable Document Format

PNG Means – Portable Network Graphics

Virus Means – Vital Information Resources Under Siege

JPEG Means – Joint Photographic Experts Group

GIF Means – Graphics Interchange Format


MBps Means – Megabytes Per Second

Mbps Means – Megabits Per Second

KBps Means – Kilobytes Per Second

Kbps Means – Kilobits Per Second

CD Means – Compact Disc

WWW  Means – World Wide Web

HTML Means – HyperText Markup Langauge

HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

72 COMMENTS

  1. i hav not used the whole of full forms given here..wish 2 use em’ but not possible coz ma brain is not soo big to store em’..:P

  2. I agree with Aditi ther r so many other sfs and one word can have so many sfs lyk eg nice can be nc like Aditi said or it can even be nyc

    • Off course some more can be added, but you see, we cannot add shortcuts to every word.
      Abbreviation is just for a quick reply, which is UNDERSTOOD and ACCEPTED by everyone (if you get what i mean).

  3. Does Google actually have a backronym?
    And as for Windows…they could be mere hoaxes.
    It would be better if you could provide authentic links for all these full forms.
    And btw, thanks for the backronyms of LG, HTC etc. They were really useful.

  4. I guess u should add ‘Tqsm’ : thank you so much..coz sometimes ppl get confused…though It’s rlly gud nd helpful…. Thanks dude… 🙂

    • Can you? Of course, you can. However, if the used short forms are not so common among people then they will have difficulty understanding it.

  5. I recently started using social networks and it was a great trouble to understand these short froms when my Frndz texted me. But this helped me a lot to understand them. I’ll try my best to use them as my brain has the storage space for it.

    • It means Rest in Peace. Commonly used for the people who are expired. Also, used as a sarcastic comment.

  6. It was very helpful. I will try to get all those in my head. I think of using the short forms but it dont get clicked in my mind at the right time. 😅😅 However, the companies full forms were informative. 👍👍

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