What is dtn short for?

Don't trust no one

DTN is a warning not to trust anyone. People typically use it on social sites when sharing how someone has betrayed their trust in a romantic relationship.

Yes, "don't trust no one" is a double negative, but the abbreviation is meant to warn others about who they trust. People may also use it to abbreviate "don't trust nobody" or "don't trust n*****" (common among Black females online).

Where will I see DTN?

You will most often see DTN, or dtn, on sites like Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok when people share cringeworthy, and sometimes humorous, stories about how an ex cheated on them. For example, a woman may post a video on TikTok with "#DTN" explaining how she found out her ex-boyfriend cheated on her with her sister.


I broke up with Jon after I found his DMs. DTN
WAJ! I'm so sorry. U r better off without him!!!
DTN woman on TikTok
DTN woman on TikTok

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Updated August 23, 2022

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