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These hosts will report any suspicious communication to law enforcement and will block access to users who send inappropriate messages to others.It's important to explain that you're not implementing these changes out of a desire to "spy," but rather to make sure that your child is protected from harmful influences or dangerous people.Move the computer to a common area of the house, such as the kitchen or family room, where mom and dad can easily look over your daughter's shoulder to see what kind of sites she's visiting.It would also be an excellent idea to invest in Internet filtering software or sign up with a provider that blocks objectionable Web sites and allows for parental monitoring."But a lot of the other stuff is just laughably out of date."'ASL' for age/sex/location -- that's been used since I was on chat rooms as a kid," he adds. And '1337' for 'elite' -- that's old-fashioned geekspeak, and when I mention it to kids these days, they have no idea what I mean." Net does have a longer list of commonly used text terms, which Segan says is more useful.
Our counselors are available to speak with you over the phone at this number."Honestly, it's probably one of the dumbest things I've ever seen in local network news, and that's saying something." "I swear, I've used the Internet for 13 years, and still insist half of this stuff is either made up or never used," wrote a Digg commenter. "It looks like a lot of them come from online sex chat rooms, and not just any chat rooms, but sadomasochistic ones." That explains the, um, very specific terms on the list, such as "NIFOC," or "Nude In Front Of The Computer," and "ILF/MD," which apparently means "I Love Female/Male Dominance." "I don't know most of this stuff," says Jason Parks, a 21-year-old junior at Arizona State University.• Click here for FOXNews.com's Personal Technology Center. "My friends and I just looked at it, and we were cracking up." The list is actually a couple of years old and comes from Net Lingo.com, a Web site devoted to collating and explaining online jargon."There's so many of these terms that I had to make a second list," she says, "Top 50 More Acronyms Every Parent Should Know." That list consists of terms that are much more familiar, such as "L8R," "BRB," "LOL" and "F2F," which many parents would already know.In any case, no glossary of text acronyms is going to fully explain what your teens are saying.
Did you know that when your teenager texts "8," he -- or she -- is suggesting oral sex? "Some of these are absolutely hilarious," writes "First Cuts," who posted the link to the online aggregator site Digg. "I honestly have to say I have never seen most of these terms," says Sascha Segan of PC Magazine.