Teen speak in IM.In 2004, 16 million teenagers used instant messages (IMs) to communicate with their friends. On average, an IM session for a teenager lasts more than a half hour and involves about three or more buddies. Typically, they use instant messaging Exchanging text messages in real time between two or more people logged into a particular instant messaging (IM) service. Instant messaging is more interactive than e-mail because messages are sent immediately, whereas e-mail messages can be queued up in a mail server for seconds or to converse in text, but also share links, photos, music and video over IM, according to according to
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Their use of this technology for instant communication has given rise to a language of short hand acronyms such as the basic "LOL "Laughing out loud" or "lots of luck." See digispeak.
(chat) LOL - "laughing out loud", or "lots of love" or "luck". " (laughing out loud) to "IKWUM IKWUM I Know What You Mean " (I know what you mean). This informal IM language has become so ubiquitous to teenagers, that they are now starting to use it in their everyday verbal communication with friends and in their academic writing. According to Pew, this committed use of IM language could impair their ability to write and communicate on a formal basis, but may also serve as an opportunity for educators to engage their students in the art of language. [www.pewinternet.org; www.msnbc.msn.com]