Learn the Acronyms & Abbreviations That Predators Use

By February 18, 2020February 21st, 2020For Parents, Kids and screens, Sex Education

Are you familiar with the abbreviations and acronyms that kids use online? You should be. Because predators use them too.

Below you will find a list of some of the most frequently used abbreviations and acronyms.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 2019 received more than 20,000 reports of suspected online enticement and unwanted explicit material sent to a child. The year before, the Pew Research Center found that almost a third of girls ages 15 to 17 said they had received unwanted explicit images online.

The Child Rescue Coalition published a list that you need to see:

MIRL Meet in real life

MOS Mom over shoulder

NIFOC Nude in front of computer

NSFW Not safe for work

P911 Parent alert

PAW Parents are watching

PAL Parents are listening

PIR Parent in room

POS Parent over shoulder


RUMORF Are you male or female?

SWAK Sealed with a kiss

TDTM Talk dirty to me

WTTP Want to trade pictures?

8 Oral sex

99 Parent gone

142 or 459 I love you

182 I hate you

1174 Nude club

ASL Age/sex/location

CD9 Code 9 means parents are around

FYEO For your eyes only

GNOC Get naked on camera

GYPO Get your pants off

HAK Hugs and kisses

KFY Kiss for you

KPC Keeping parents clueless

Teens taking a selfie

Where are your kids getting their sex education? Their smartphones? In this digital age, it’s critical for young people to have trusted adults to help them build resilience and resistance to hypersexualized media and porn. Check out Culture Reframed’s free online Programs for Parents of Tweens and Program for Parents of Teens.


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