Why not just say hey or Hi back? Do you think a response of "ya?" Could indicate what kind of mood you are in?
Most Helpful Guy
This is pretty general. I would lose my head if I overthought this. You initiated conversation, now they're wondering why you messaged them.1
Most Helpful Girl
It seems as if that person doesn't want to be bothered.
Then again, this is only my initial impression.
The truth of it is,.
You can't place any real accuracy or tone to a text message.
It's very hard.
It's robotic communication.
I would probably respond by saying, "Are you busy?" , "Can you talk?"1