2010 brought us the World Cup, the BP oil spill, Chilean miners, Justin Bieber, the Haitian earthquake, the iPad and iPhone 4. However, the most commonly referenced thing in all of Facebook in 2010 was the 3-letter acronym, HMU. It stands for Hit Me Up.
The term encapsulates the current state of multi-channel communications that is common among many people in the world. It’s used instead of, call me, text me, email me or Facebook me. Hit Me Up implies… “contact me in the most appropriate way for you at the time.