LG Translates Teen Texts For Parents
Jim LiebeltJim Liebelt's Blog
- 2009 May 28
Are you finding it difficult to translate your teens' text messages? Perhaps you are a n00b to texting? A new website helps parents understand texting language.
Parents who are having trouble understanding what their teens are saying to each other via text messages have a new resource for translation. LG Mobile Phones has set up a new Web site, www.LGDTXTR.com, that gives the meaning of more than 2,000 popular text abbreviations, such as MOS (mom over shoulder), PRW (parents are watching) and RUSOS (are you in trouble).
are constantly creating new ways to communicate, and while texting is
not a new phenomenon, the unique shorthand phrases that have been
created as a result are growing daily," stated Ehtisham Rabbani, vice
president of product strategy and marketing for LG Mobile Phones, in a
statement. "LG DTXTR (detexter) is a tool to keep everyone -- young and
old -- current with the language, and as it grows, it enhances our
understanding of what's important to teenagers."
Source: Marketing Daily