johnnyboy: =D hehe ya know?
Janet124 Signed Off..
Haha - The person does not think the comment is funny, but acknowledges your attempt humor.
Hahaha - the person thinks the comment is funnier than average, or is just more enthusiastic than those who normally say haha.
Hahahaha - The person is just being excessive. Usually used to strengthen a friendship because an inside joke was just mentioned.
Haha is almost never used to express actual laughter occuring. For those circumstances, rofl, lmao, or a whole sentence about how the comment actually made one laugh is used.
Young nerd: lol
lisa: you had a stamp collection??
(rest of family laughs)
(phone rings) nelson: stamp collection? haha!!