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Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, it is spelled in all lowercase because it's also considered a form of leetspeak.
You may see it used like this: sending xx<3 hugs<33For the largest list of Internet acronyms and text message jargon, click on "more info" below!
NetLingo Classification: Acronyms and Text Message
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