Has the world gone MAD (Humanity Against Dysfunction) acronym?

Now LOL, we reply ASAP, BYOB to the holidays and we watch CSI on TV. My initial reaction (sorry for the pun) is that we are getting too lazy to say the whole words. I understand that text messaging is faster that way, but what about the rest of the people who speak or write? The use of initials has always been quite common. After all, who's going to say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation...