Nowadays, ICQ and SMS language are widely used in the Internet and the moblie phone. However, do you know why are they invented and how are they invented?
The history of ICQ and SMS language
ICQ, the abbreviation of "I seek you", was released in 1996, owned by Time Warner's AOL subsidiary. It was one of the most popular instant messaging client in the world. Most of the people using ICQ language are because of convenience and for save time.
SMS, also known as Short Message Service, is a service on the moblie phone, use for sending short messages. As early SMS only permitted 160 characters, SMS language was invented. The main idea of SMS language is use the fewest words to express the maximum concepts.