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What Does G2K Mean?G2K means "Good To Know." The cyber term G2K is typically used with the meaning "Good To Know" to acknowledge the value of information or advice that the sender has received. However, G2K can also be used in a sarcastic manner to indicate that the sender has no interest in the subject mentioned or does not value the information proffered.
Of note, "Good To Know" can also be abbreviated as GTK.
Image for G2KWhen I write G2K, I mean this: G2K can mean that the recpient actually has no interest in the information profferred.
Summary of Key Points"Good to Know" is the most common definition for G2K on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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2: Quite easy to guess
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Examples of G2K in SentencesHere are examples of the cyber term G2K being used in conversations:
- Clive: Wal-Mart have some great deals on bikes this week.
- Carol: That's G2K. We will have to stay well away from there.
- Michelle: The treasury department are looking into the use of offshore tax havens.
- Robyn: That's G2K. I was considering investing my waitressing tips in Russian oil funds.
An Academic Look at G2KG2K is defined as a cyber term because some of its characters are used as substitutes for letters. Most cyber terms were introduced to reduce the number of key strokes required to write the word, but since the arrival of predictive texting and keyboards on mobile devices, this efficiency is no longer required. Nevertheless, cyber terms are still regularly used to make messages more entertaining or to express individuality.
Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would have just said something like "thanks for that" or "that's good to know" instead of using the abbreviation G2K.
Using Numbers in TextsThis video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":
Example of G2K Used in a Text
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