Under California Penal Code Section 288.4, it is illegal to arrange a meeting with a minor or a person you believe to be under the age of 18 for the purpose of lewd and lascivious sexual conduct.This includes using means such as online chat rooms, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to contact the minor.
For example, instead of typing out "are", someone may only type "r." Although chat slang can be easier for you and sometimes faster to type, it makes it difficult to read and most people will ignore you.
Below, is an example of someone saying "Are you smart because I need someone smart".
r u smart bcoz i need some1 smart If you are looking for chat shorthand words such as "cya", "lol", "ty", etc.
see the shorthand dictionary definition for a listing of these terms and each of their meanings.
Below is a listing of commonly used chat slang and typo's and their proper English meaning.
When chatting or typing anything on the Internet, unless you're talking to another user who uses chat slang we highly suggest you type out the full words and always try to use proper capitalization and punctuation.Although this may take more time to type it saves time for all the other users reading it.One exception to this rule is users using text messaging or any messaging services sent over cell phones or other devices that do not have their own keyboard.Online chatting may seem like a way for you to express yourself freely in an anonymous setting.Most people do not think twice about what they post online, the seriousness of their intentions or who they direct their comments to.However, your words can get you in trouble online, especially if they are directed to minors. It’s safe to say that if you’re an adult, you should never chat with minors online. It is Illegal to Use the Internet to Arranging a Meeting with a Minor for Sexual Purposes.