Internet slang is abbreviations of words and phrases. Common slang used is “lol”, meaning “laugh out loud” and/or “lots of love”. Leet is another commonly used type of slang. Leet is using numbers and symbols in the place of letters. An example of leet is spelling “74¢0” instead of spelling “taco”. This is effecting the language of many people. Students are a main target of this language usage. Student are getting a lower grade of essays and writing papers for mistakes with language.