A similar conversation in 1998 would have gone a little differently.
Shawn: "You and those damn acronyms... can't you just say 'ha ha that is funny?'"
(it took "lol" and "wtf" a while to become common use, too)
The internet caught fire once the news of Instagram's sale to Facebook broke, and rightfully so. How will you sleep at night knowing that Mark Zuckerberg has access to all those pictures you took of your brunch?