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

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