Teens are constantly trying to stay one step ahead of their parents. From secret emojis and emojis used for sexting to ever-changing slang terms, it’s hard to keep up. And when it comes to teen texting codes, it can get even more difficult.
Fear not! We have the keys to the codes. Here are some texting codes that might not be totally dangerous but could lead to harmful behavior. With all of these forms of communication, it’s important to understand the context of the message before jumping any conclusions.
9, CD9, or Code 9 – Parents Are Here
Code 9 or its shorthand versions — cd9 or just 9 — all mean the same thing: “parents are here” or “parents are around.” This is a signal to keep the conversation “clean.”