Trivia: When someone says something is “FYI,” what is it?
Fun, young and interesting
For your inspection
Frivolous, young, and interesting
For your information
Correct Answer: For your information
So why is this answer correct? : For your information, the first time “FYI” was used was in the 1930s. Journalists would employ the acronym to indicate that messages sent by wire were only intended for the person(s) receiving the message and not for publication. You’ll now spot it daily in office memos, emails, text messages, and more.