Friday, October 22, 2010

Web-speak 101 for Parents: How to Decode Teen Text Online Slang - ABC News

Web-speak 101 for Parents: How to Decode Teen Text Online Slang - ABC News

Teens and 'tweens are more sophisticated than ever in camouflaging their text messages -- even creating text languages of their own that most parents can't crack.

So, you've seen a bit of "webspeak" on your kid's phone or computer, but don't know what it means?

There are several websites that can help you decode the secret language your teens might be using online.

On these websites, you'll find acronym and phrase dictionaries, translators and tips on how to navigate the waters of learning internet slang.

Click HERE to visit Anne Pleshette Murphy's parenting website.
Slang Decoding Tools

Noslang: http://www.noslang.com/

Teen Chat Decoder: http://www.teenchatdecoder.com/parental-lookup/teenchat-a.html

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