Social Media Slang

Slang terms have become increasingly prevalent on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. The list below includes common slang used in social media. You can also view a list of chat slang terms used specifically on Facebook or Twitter.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
IRLIn real life
LOLLaughing out loud
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
DMDirect message
BTWBy the way
BussinReally good
SMHShaking my head
TLDRToo long, didn't read
LANLocal Area Network
YWYou're welcome
IKRI know, right?
SimpA person who obsesses over someone
143I love you
FMLF*** my life
bsfBest friend
HRUHow are you
WhoaExpression of surprise
IMOIn my opinion
SwagSkills or style
FFSFor f***'s sake
TBHTo be honest
FTWFor the win
SelfieA picture of yourself
KarenAn entitled woman
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
Only in OhioClaiming Ohio is strange
go brrrSolve a problem
OICOh, I see
TYVMThank you very much
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
bbgBaby girl
IDEKI don't even know
YOLOYou only live once
HMUHit me up
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
H&KHugs and kisses
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
IMYI miss you
FOMOFear of missing out
NOYBNone of your business
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
SDSweet dreams
LMSLike my status
OGOriginal gangster
NGLNot gonna lie
IMUI miss you
KMABKiss my a**, b****
BetYou bet
TweetTwitter post
Gang gangI'm with you
Dunk onMake fun of
LYLLove you lots
PMPrivate message
FRFRFor real for real
LPPLikes per post
MIAMissing in action
HUMMHope you miss me
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
IHYI hate you
IMDIn my dreams
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
IDGAFI don't give a f***
And I oopI'm so embarassed
ASLAge, sex, location
IMHOIn my humble opinion
MCYTMinecraft YouTuber
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
S-tierTop rank
CatfishTo assume a false identity
YMMVYour mileage may vary
ATWAll the way
ICYMIIn case you missed it
TFTAThanks for the add
WYBWatch your back
CreeperA socially invasive person
FYPFor You page
2H2HToo hot to handle
Tune upBeat up
Straight fireVery cool
ClapbackA clever comeback
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
CCGCollectible card game
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
AMAAsk me anything
MaldMad and bald
IABIn a bit
lolzLaugh out louds
XOKiss and Hug
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
Vine6 second video
HMLHate my life
POTUSPresident of the United States
DM slideDirect message to a crush
BestieBest Friend
JSYKJust so you know
TCTake care
POGPlay of the game
Big yikesWow
Sip teaMind your business
Meme stockA stock hyped on social media
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
HIFWHow I felt when
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
IBFInternet best friend
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
SheeshExpression of disbelief
BWBest wishes
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
LarperLive action role-player
TCGTrading card game
vlogVideo blog
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
CrewGroup of friends
PMKIPretty much killin' it
MovemberMustache-growing November
CYLCatch ya later
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
WTGWay to go
ITYSI told you so
BFFLBest friends for life
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
LYSMLove you so much
HandleTwitter username
TRSThat really sucks
WDYTWhat do you think
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
14643I will always love you
WSGWhat's good
ChillaxChill and relax
2U2To you too
FOHF*** outta here
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
OT3One true threesome
WEGWicked evil grin
TMGThat's my girl
TFWThat feeling when
TTYTalk to you
HWUHey, what's up?
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
TBRTo be real
MMMusic Monday
CSBCool story, bro
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
SASexual assault
LRTLast retweet
HNYHappy new year
BFDBig freakin' deal
BIONBelieve it or not
TAYThinking about you
WYWHWish you were here
HMBHit me back
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
ICLI can't lie
HimboA naive, musclebound male
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
CBBCan't be bothered
PFPProfile picture
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
TBTThrowback Thursday
SlacktivismLazy activism
RedditorA Reddit user
SOSSomeone special
F4FFollow for follow
DemThronesGame of Thrones
BGFBest guy friend
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
AOTYAlbum of the year
mishuMiss you
D/CDon't care
BCOBig crush on
NBNot bad
TikTokerA TikTok user
issaIt's a
BFFRBe f***ing for real
GrelfieGroup selfie
TBRTo be read
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
TFFTwitter follower-friend
TILToday I learned
MCMMan-crush Monday
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
2l8Too late
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
LurkerA forum user who reads but doesn't post
NLTNo later than
WhitesplainTo explain something as a white person
TTYSTalk to you soon
WBUWhat 'bout you
Unicorn momAn imperfect, authentic mom who defies mom shaming
MistweetTweet mistake
YouTuberA YouTube user
FTFYFixed that for you
Cinnamon rollA kind, gentle person
Hits differentAffects differently
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
PTLPraise the Lord
Sending meMaking me laugh
TweetsultInsulting tweet
Date ladderA person you date to make yourself seem more desirable
Day oneA very close friend
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
TGFFThank God for Friday
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
CancelShut down or force out
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
SnaccAn attractive person
SpoopySpooky and funny
Blue-checkedVerified on Twitter
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
BrigadingWhen one online community harasses another
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
ADMAy dios mio
Sussy bakaSuspicious fool
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
BOATBest of all time
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
OOMFOne of my followers
OTPOne true pairing
PoserA person who pretends to be someone they are not
FBFFlashback Friday
BDBig deal
FTRFor the record
Put on blastTo call out
KITKeep in touch
Hop offGo away
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
WildinActing crazy
Left no crumbsCompletely dominated
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
OPOriginal poster
BBMBrains by Mattel
On fleekPerfect
AHFYAlways here for you
RoachingSecretly dating many romantic partners at the same time
IHUI hate you
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
Say lessI understand
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
BNIBBrand new in box
WCGWWhat could go wrong
AlgospeakSlang used to bypass content filters
Face cardA gorgeous face
MoodHow I'm feeling
FYEFor your entertainment
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
Let him cookDon't interfere
GatekeepTo police who has access to an identity or community
MDLMight delete later
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
TSNFThat's so not fair
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
TTTrending topic
WinternityEternal winter
ChadA physically fit, overly confident man
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
AITAAm I the a**hole
derpExpression of stupidity
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
FCOLFor crying out loud
SnapchatterSnapchat user
IIRCIf I remember correctly
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
NYPName your price
FBFollow back
Sleeper buildWhen a skinny person is surprisingly buff
Snapback culturePressure on new moms to snap back to their pre-pregnancy bodies
SlacktivistLazy activist
Pick meA person desperate for attention and approval
hbdHappy birthday
Clap backA clever comeback
LSSLong story short
TQVMThank you very much
BBWBe back whenever
YGGYou go girl
OOTDOutfit of the day
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
HNMHappy new month
HellmaxxingCommitting a series of sinful acts
TBRTo be rude
AFAYCAs fast as you can
Bing bongExpression of emphasis
OOTLOut of the loop
fboFacebook official
U2UUp to you
OTLOne true love
OMEOh my Edward
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
PRTPlease Retweet
Spill the teaShare the gossip
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
ThreadA series of messages
CopypastaA block of text that is often copied and pasted online
OTTOMHOff the top of my head
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
Sock puppet accountA fake online identity
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
TweetupTwitter meetup
LLSLaughing like s***
VinerVine user
GRWMGet ready with me
ChonkAn overweight animal
S4SShare for share
HauntingFollowing a romantic partner on social media after abruptly leaving them
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
MomfluencerA mom who influences other moms on social media
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
HeatherA desirable person
WBWWayback Wednesday
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
IAGIt's all good
The sidewalk ruleYour man should walk on the street side of the sidewalk
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
itmtIn the meantime
It meI identify with that
KWIMKnow what I mean
LOLLots of love
NTANot the a**hole
MFWMy face when
TCOBTakin' care of business
DUDon't understand
BlackfishingPretending to be ethnically Black
That ain't itThat's no good
TweeterA person who tweets
PC4PCPicture comment for picture comment
FHFuture husband
DAHDumb a** hole
TradwifeA wife who adheres to traditional values
OMGDOh my gosh, duh
Rage bakingBaking to relieve anger or stress
GOATed with the sauceAwesome
BopAn excellent song or album
DUDarn you
SOABSon of a b****
SATSorry about that
WADRWith all due respect
Wife guyA social media user who constantly discusses his wife
WaifuA fictional female that a real person has a crush on
GUFNGrounded until further notice
Book hangoverRemaining attached to a book you just finished
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
Yuck your yumCriticize something you like
Ate thatDominated
AFAICSAs far as I can see
The gramInstagram
Rent Free In My HeadIs frequently on my mind
ElsagateInappropriate content targeted at kids on YouTube
Woke up and chose violenceDecided to be hostile
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
BMSBroke my scale
RinstagramReal Instagram account
CMVChange my view
EdgarHigh fade and bowl cut hairstyle
YAYoung Adult
Go offAngrily complain
FOGOFear of going outside
IMPOIn my personal opinion
BOLOBe on the lookout
YSKYou should know
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
Slim thickA female body shape
TIFUToday I F***ed Up
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
HBBDHappy belated birthday
TweepsTwitter peeps
GPSGod's positioning system
NPRNot page related
Swipe rightApprove
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
GFNGone for now
FinstagramFake Instagram account
egirlAn extremely online teen girl
DadicationFatherly dedication
DILLIGAFDo I look like I give a flip?
J-PowJerome Powell
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
TSIRThe struggle is real
CAFOConcentrated Animal Feeding Operation
VolcelVoluntary celibate
JFKJust freakin' kidding
WTFNFWhat the f****ing f***
SmolSmall and cute
MTFMore to follow
POTBPat on the back
IAI agree
stimmyStimulus check
KyleA basic white boy
GreenwashingDeceptively claiming to be eco-friendly
Outta pocketDisreputable
fbfFacebook friend
durStupidly obvious
SAHDStay-at-home dad
DFDear fiance
BFKBig fat kiss
POUSPresident of the United States
MBNMust be nice
eboyAn extremely online teen boy
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
DIAFDie in a fire
Crushing itDoing very well
TWTrigger warning
PBUHPeace be upon Him
ACVAfter coronavirus
OpaGreek exclamation
NSFVNot safe for viewing
NCNo Contact

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