What does CD99 mean in online chat?

Parents are no longer watching

In online chat, teens use CD99 to mean "parents are no longer watching." This abbreviation is shorthand for code 99, which means the same thing.

CD99 is the reverse of CD9, which means "parents are watching." Typically, teens send CD99 to let those they are chatting with know it's safe to send non-parent-appropriate messages. (If you are a parent, yes, you should likely be returning to look at your child's screen about now.)


CD99 ... what were you going to tell me?
CD99 means "parents aren't watching"
CD99 means "parents aren't watching"

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Updated October 24, 2023

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