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

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