In texting lingo, the abbreviation "HMU" stands for "hit me up." This means the sender wants the recipient to contact him in regard to something either by text or phone.
"HMU" generally is used to indicate the sender's desire to get together with the recipient at a later date if he wants to do so. A proper response to "HMU" is for the recipient to tell the sender if he is interested in getting together or not. Ignoring such an invitation is seen as rude in most social circles. It is acceptable to make contact on the day in question as this is seen as "hitting the person up."Learn More
In texting and other forms of Internet-related shorthand, "SMH" means "shaking my head." This is usually expressed as a form of disbelief or disappointment. "SMH" and related initialisms are especially useful in social media, where character restraints are more likely to stifle the expression of a user.Full Answer >
"LML" is an acronym for "love my life," a piece of Internet slang meant to express happiness. It can also mean "laughing mad loud," an alternative to other popular acronyms "lol" or "lmao," which describe laughter or amusement.Full Answer >
Neil Papworth sent the first text message in 1992. At the time, mobile phones did not have keyboards, so Papworth, a telecom developer, sent the text via computer. The first mobile phones with Short Message Service capabilities were sold in 1993.Full Answer >
"Texting" is short for text messaging, which is the act of sending a text message through mobile-to-mobile technology. As technology has advanced, the act of texting includes picture, video and audio messaging.Full Answer >