OMG, LOL, and FYI join the ranks of IMHO, TMI, and BFF, which were all were all previously included in the dictionary.
It’s offical: Internetspeak is part of the English language.
Oxford University Press has announced a number of new additions to the online edition to its one hundred twenty-six year-old Oxford English Dictionary. Joining the ranks of the OED Online entries are the popular internet initialisms OMG, LOL, and FYI. According to OED’s Graeme Diamond, the initialisms are “are strongly associated with the language of electronic communications.”
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Source: Ricardo Bilton | International Business Times