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IM Acronyms You Don’t Want Your Child To Use

by Barbara J. Feldman July 26, 2007

Instant messaging has quickly become one of the most popular past times for kids (and adults) of all ages. These days kids look forward to the time when they get home from school and can go send instant messages (IMs) to their friends instead of calling them. But instant messaging also has its very own […]

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An Essential IM Acronym Guide For Parents

by Barbara J. Feldman July 26, 2007

As a parent, you want to know what your child is involved in. And nowadays, that includes all sorts of online activities, like instant messaging and MySpace. Instant messaging has quickly become a very important activity for kids of this generation. They love it. Kids have even devised their own lingo to decrease the time […]

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Parents’ Glossary Of Instant Messaging Acronyms

by Barbara J. Feldman July 26, 2007

Why is it important that I know certain IM acronyms? Well, the Internet, for all its wonders, is becoming an increasingly dangerous place. Kids spend a huge amount of time there. Kids talk to kids, their friends, complete strangers, sometimes for hours and hours everyday. The fact is, that these kids don’t always know who […]

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Need To Know: IM Acronyms Your Child Is Using

by Barbara J. Feldman July 26, 2007

IM acronyms are a sort of shorthand that people use in instant messaging, whether it be via their cell phone, chat room, or whatever. It’s a way of saying something fast, in what amounts to be a coded language. The world of instant messaging is, in fact, an instant one—people talk fast, they talk about […]

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Why You Should Know Instant Message Acronyms

by Barbara J. Feldman July 26, 2007

Young people these days can stay in almost constant communication with each other. Let me use an example from a dinner I attended recently. A family I’m friends with had just gotten together for dinner after months of separation. The mood was festive, the food delicious, the talk witty and fast flowing. The fourteen-year-old son, […]

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