- Acronyms are widely used across the Internet, especially on social media and texting apps
- Some acronyms can be a shorthand for sex, drugs and alcohol
- Experts say parents should be aware of acronyms and talk to their children about them
- Expert: "Asking kids not only gives you great information, but it shows that you're paying attention"
Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls. Read her other columns on digital life and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter.
(CNN)If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness.