Haha and emoji killed LOL, says Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO -- LOL had a good run. According to new research by Facebook, LOL's dominance is coming to an end. The classic Internet slang term, which stands for "laugh out loud," has been replaced by "haha," laughing emojis, and "hehe" as popular ways to indicate something is funny online. Facebook's research team decided to find out how we e-laugh now after the New Yorker published an article on the subject.