Digital acronyms are heavily used as a way to simplify digital language in most workplaces today. In the marketing and advertising world, it is important to be aware of as many digital and workplace acronyms as possible in order to stay up to speed. Broaden your knowledge of the digital space by familiarizing yourself with acronyms from programming to social media metrics.
Posted on Apr 20, 2017 by Ian Wilson
In this modern world of information being generated, processed, validated; flying this way and that; not to mention adhering to character limits–abbreviations help us to condense important concepts for quick communication. Two popular, and often confused, methods for abbreviating an idea are acronyms and initialisms. Both use the initial letter of each word in a phrase, with the key difference being that acronyms form a word that can be spoken, while the letters are individually pronounced for initialisms (think NASA versus the NSA).