Category Archives: Acronym of the Day

Acronym of the Day – BAK

It’s not a typo you’re seeing. Our Acronym of the Day, BAK stands for “Back at Keyboard.” In netiquette terms, it’s used in chat rooms when you want to be social media friendly to let someone know you’ve reentered the conversation. As with all acronyms, remember to follow the rules of netiquette and use them…

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Acronym of the Day – AYF

Have you ever refused to take the digital blame for something you’ve done? Now you have a way to get out your grudge in 3 simple characters. Our acronym of the day, AYF means “All Your Fault.” Use it in jest, use it with someone who understands it, and like all acronyms, use it sparingly….

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Acronym of the Day – AISI

Did you know that AISI is the acronym for ‘As I See it?’ Although more unfamiliar than AKA, ‘ the acronym for Also Known As,’ As I See It is a conversational acronym that might appear on your twitter stream or in a text or email message. As with the other acronyms, remember to use…

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Acronym of the Day – AIIC

Did you know that AIIC is the acronym for “As If I Care?” It can be used in jest, or unfortunately it can be received in an unfavorable manner. As with any acronym and emoticon, it’s important to follow the Rules of Netiquette and use them sparingly on your social networking sites and in emails…

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Acronym of the Day – AWK

Too busy juggling your online and offline life? Our acronym of the day is AWF, which means “Away from Keyboard” will help let your digital friends know you’ve taken a break.  It’s short and sweet and as usual, acronyms should be used sparingly. Interested in the full list? Check out the sneak peek from our…

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Acronym of the Day – AFAIK

Did you know that AFAIK is the acronym for “As Far as I Know?” Although it’s rarely used, AFAIK can be added to your digital vocabulary when you’re communicating in a matter-of-fact style on twitter, in text messages, or personal and informal emails. Remember to use acronyms sparingly and that not everyone understands these less…

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Acronym of the Day – AAMOF

Every day on The Rules of Netiquette, we’ll be sharing with you a daily acronym to enhance your digital conversation. Acronym: AAMOF Meaning: As a Matter of Fact I know you’re probably thinking this appears to be a variation of profanity, but in netiquette terms, AAMOF can add tone to your tweets and texts. When…

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