As a non-Instagram user I kind of don’t “get” it but as the Mom of an Instagram user, I’ve needed to at least know how to navigate through it.
I’m about to learn all Guest Post by Ali De Cesare A lot of the world’s youth has moved away from Facebook to migrate toward Instagram, but don’t be fooled, Instagram can be just as risky to a child as Facebook. From profanity and inappropriate pictures and comments to cyber bullying and hate mail.
Mary Ellen Handy had a painful crash course in the dangers of the Internet.
The trouble started in her freshman year of high school after a dispute over a boy's affections.
With this list, parents can now rest easy in the knowledge that being called GOAT is actually a very good thing and OOTD can explain why their teens take four dozen selfies."We can't imagine parents "resting easy" when they see their kids are using something that means "that ho over there," but we get the idea. So check out our answers below and try and guess yourself what these popular teen Internet acronyms stand for: PAP"Pee-pees and pee-pees" (new term for sausage fest)"Please ask pop""Pap smear""Paparazzi""Pies are perfect" IDEK"I did everything, k? Dime: "The highest rating on a scale of 1-10; used to share approval or express how good something is"10. Frog emoji coffee cup emoji: "Based off a popular meme of Kermit the Frog drinking a cup of tea, teens use this emoji combo to sarcastically imply ‘but that's none of my business' or ‘I'm just saying'"And that's how you communicate with teens in 2016.This way is a lot safer than having a public profile because only those who you approve to follow you can see your pictures.Privacy settings also keep away unwanted followers because everyone who wants to follow you has to go through your dashboard and be approved by you.Before we show you the list of slang terms and acronyms and what they all mean, you should know that E! ""I don't ever know"IKR"I keep it real""I know (the) reason" OOTD"Out of tortillas, damn""Over our total day""Out of the day""One obvious total d--k.""Out of the dairy" (to mean something is really fresh? ") SMH"So much hate""Same, honestly""So many hoes""Stole my heart"THOT"Something about tator tots""Thong time""Total hate for outside time" AF"Always and forever""And fail"TBR"To be real""That boy, right? Online employees of all ages tried to decipher them first and it went... ""Take back realness" GOAT"Girl, one a time""Get outta town""Going out at ten""Go on and talk"Like we said, it could have gone better.