You’re texting with a friend when they use the term LMK, and you aren’t sure what it means. LMK is an acronym commonly used in text conversations and online platforms like Instagram and TikTok.
LMK is an acronym for the words “let me know,” and it is usually used when someone is selling something or planning an event. They will ask their followers to “LMK” if they are available to attend the event or willing to purchase the item being advertised.
LMK can also be used when an influencer is asking for an opinion. They will ask their followers to “LMK” in the comments. LMK is a popular abbreviation but is usually only used in texting and online.
How to use LMK
- “Selling these bracelets for $5 a piece, LMK if you want one!”
- “Do you agree? LMK in the comments.”
- “Can you come? LMK as soon as you know!”
- “I’m interested, LMK the details.”
- LMK can be used anytime you want someone to provide you with information.
Using LMK the right way
LMK is an easy slang term to use, and you should use it any time you find yourself typing out the words “let me know,” whether you are selling something, asking for details, or even asking for opinions.
Currently, there are no known variations of the acronym LMK, though it can also be paired with the acronym ASAP when someone wants information about something as soon as possible.
Should you worry about your child using LMK?
LMK is a harmless texting term, and you probably have no reason to worry about your child using it. Using LMK, however, can mean that your child is purchasing something, or planning to attend an event. If you suspect either of these things, it might be a good idea to discuss internet safety with your child and verify what they are planning while using LMK.