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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "text talk"?

Text talk is a form of shorthand used on mobile phones when sending SMS (or "text") messages and during instant messaging. Examples of such are: AFAIK ("as far as I know"), CU ("see you"), 2DAY ("today"), and CYM ("check your mail").

Also known as: "SMS shorthand"

See Also: SMS

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