What does NWS stand for in emails?

Not work-safe

In emails, NWS stands for "not work-safe." This acronym is used to indicate that a piece of Internet content is inappropriate to view at work.

Like the more-common NSFW acronym, NWS typically appears next to a hyperlink that leads to profane, explicit, or otherwise unsuitable-for-work content. If a friend or co-worker sends you a NWS link, you should wait until you're away from the office to click it.


This video is totally NWS, but also, it is hilarious

A man who just clicked a NWS link

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Updated December 18, 2020

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