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
BTWBy the way
DMDirect message
BussinReally good
SMHShaking my head
YWYou're welcome
IKRI know, right?
TLDRToo long, didn't read
143I love you
LANLocal Area Network
FMLF*** my life
WhoaExpression of surprise
bsfBest friend
SimpA person who obsesses over someone
IMOIn my opinion
HRUHow are you
FFSFor f***'s sake
TBHTo be honest
FTWFor the win
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
SwagSkills or style
SelfieA picture a person takes of themself
KarenAn entitled woman
Only in OhioClaiming Ohio is strange
bbgBaby girl
FrFor real
YOLOYou only live once
TYVMThank you very much
IDEKI don't even know
H&KHugs and kisses
OICOh, I see
go brrrSolve a problem
FOMOFear of missing out
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
14643I will always love you
HMUHit me up
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
NOYBNone of your business
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
LMSLike my status
IMYI miss you
OGOriginal gangster
SDSweet dreams
IMUI miss you
CFDClothing, fashion, design
NGLNot gonna lie
PMPrivate message
MIAMissing in action
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
TweetTwitter post
BetYou bet
ASLAge, sex, location
KMABKiss my a**, b****
LYLLove you lots
IDGAFI don't give a f***
Gang gangI'm with you
IMHOIn my humble opinion
CatfishTo assume a false identity
Tune upBeat up
Dunk onMake fun of
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
YMMVYour mileage may vary
S-tierTop rank
And I oopI'm so embarassed
IMDIn my dreams
XOKiss and Hug
LPPLikes per post
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
ICYMIIn case you missed it
CCGCollectible card game
HUMMHope you miss me
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
FYPFor You page
MCYTMinecraft YouTuber
FRFRFor real for real
WYBWatch your back
2H2HToo hot to handle
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
Straight fireVery cool
IHYI hate you
lolzLaugh out louds
ATWAll the way
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
TFTAThanks for the add
DM slideDirect message to a crush
CreeperA socially invasive person
TCTake care
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
MaldMad and bald
TRSThat really sucks
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
BWBest wishes
AMAAsk me anything
Vine6 second video
ClapbackA clever comeback
SheeshExpression of disbelief
HandleTwitter username
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
LYSMLove you so much
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
CrewGroup of friends
Let him cookDon't interfere
HMLHate my life
POGPlay of the game
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
TCGTrading card game
vlogVideo blog
Sip teaMind your business
BestieBest Friend
HIFWHow I felt when
JSYKJust so you know
BFFLBest friends for life
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
PMKIPretty much killin' it
WDYTWhat do you think
IBFInternet best friend
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
FOHF*** outta here
HNYHappy New Year
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
Meme stockA stock hyped on social media
ChillaxChill and relax
Big yikesWow
POTUSPresident of the United States
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
BIONBelieve it or not
CYLCatch ya later
WSGWhat's good
Blue-checkedVerified on Twitter
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
TTYSTalk to you soon
WTGWay to go
ITYSI told you so
WYWHWish you were here
ThreadA series of messages
Day oneA very close friend
TFWThat feeling when
TMGThat's my girl
FTEWFor the epic win
TTYTalk to you
SASexual assault
MovemberMustache-growing November
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
CSBCool story, bro
BFDBig freakin' deal
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
TAYThinking about you
WEGWicked evil grin
LRTLast retweet
issaIt's a
TBRTo be real
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
PTLPraise the Lord
HWUHey, what's up?
ICLI can't lie
TBTThrowback Thursday
BFFRBe f***ing for real
HMBHit me back
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
MMMusic Monday
HimboA naive, musclebound male
LarperLive action role-player
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
OT3One true threesome
TILToday I learned
PFPProfile picture
SOSSomeone special
Hits differentAffects differently
RedditorA Reddit user
WBUWhat 'bout you
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
mishuMiss you
FTFYFixed that for you
Sussy bakaSuspicious fool
D/CDon't care
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
Cinnamon rollA kind, gentle person
TBRTo be read
CBBCan't be bothered
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
2l8Too late
MCMMan-crush Monday
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
Sending meMaking me laugh
NLTNo later than
DemThronesGame of Thrones
IMInstant message
AITAAm I the a**hole
BGFBest guy friend
SlacktivismLazy activism
AOTYAlbum of the year
Date ladderA person you date to make yourself seem more desirable
Sleeper buildWhen a skinny person is surprisingly buff
BOATBest of all time
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
Put on blastTo call out
GrelfieGroup selfie
LurkerA forum user who reads but doesn't post
TikTokerA TikTok user
TFFTwitter follower-friend
F4FFollow for follow
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
YouTuberA YouTube user
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
WhitesplainTo explain something as a white person
IIRCIf I remember correctly
MistweetTweet mistake
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
BrigadingWhen one online community harasses another
TweetsultInsulting tweet
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
OPOriginal poster
On fleekPerfect
BCOBig crush on
GatekeepTo police who has access to an identity or community
NBNot bad
Unicorn momAn imperfect, authentic mom who defies mom shaming
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
MLMMen loving men
WAGsWives and girlfriends
FBFFlashback Friday
Left no crumbsCompletely dominated
OTPOne true pairing
POCProof of concept
AlgospeakSlang used to bypass content filters
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
PoserA person who pretends to be someone they are not
SnaccAn attractive person
WinternityEternal winter
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
FTRFor the record
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
WildinActing crazy
Rent Free In My HeadIs frequently on my mind
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
DAHDumb a** hole
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
SpoopySpooky and funny
ADMAy dios mio
BNIBBrand new in box
CrunchyNatural and sustainable lifestyle
OOTLOut of the loop
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
OOMFOne of my followers
WCGWWhat could go wrong
TSNFThat's so not fair
CancelShut down or force out
derpExpression of stupidity
TGFFThank God for Friday
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
EdgarHigh fade and bowl cut hairstyle
FCOLFor crying out loud
CopypastaA block of text that is often copied and pasted online
NYPName your price
OTLOne true love
KITKeep in touch
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
Sock puppet accountA fake online identity
ElsagateInappropriate content targeted at kids on YouTube
Face cardA gorgeous face
BMSBroke my scale
hbdHappy birthday
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
PC4PCPicture comment for picture comment
LSSLong story short
ChadA physically fit, overly confident man
MDLMight delete later
OMGDOh my gosh, duh
OOTDOutfit of the day
BBMBrains by Mattel
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
AHFYAlways here for you
IHUI hate you
HeatherA desirable person
Pick meA person desperate for attention and approval
Hop offGo away
Snapback culturePressure on new moms to snap back to their pre-pregnancy bodies
TIFUToday I F***ed Up
HNMHappy new month
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
OMEOh my Edward
RoachingSecretly dating many romantic partners at the same time
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
FYEFor your entertainment
Clap backA clever comeback
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
DFDear fiance
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
Say lessI understand
IMPOIn my personal opinion
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
YAYoung Adult
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
TTTrending topic
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
ChonkAn overweight animal
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
FBFollow back
BDBig deal
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
IAGIt's all good
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
KWIMKnow what I mean
SquickA big turn-off
GOATed with the sauceAwesome
SigmaSigma male
MomfluencerA mom who influences other moms on social media
BloomerA well-adjusted 20-something
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
DUDon't understand
CMVChange my view
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
BopAn excellent song or album
TWTrigger warning
BOLOBe on the lookout
FHFuture husband
TQVMThank you very much
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
BBWBe back whenever
VinerVine user
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
BlackfishingPretending to be ethnically Black
YGGYou go girl
Bing bongExpression of emphasis
Spill the teaShare the gossip
WaifuA fictional female that a real person has a crush on
SOABSon of a b****
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
MoodHow I'm feeling
BeckyA basic white girl
It meI identify with that
WADRWith all due respect
Go offAngrily complain
PRTPlease Retweet
DYORDo your own research
fboFacebook official
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
U2UUp to you
LCSLocal comic store
S4SShare for share
SlacktivistLazy activist
FOGOFear of going outside
YSKYou should know
AFAYCAs fast as you can
SnapchatterSnapchat user
Silver foxAn attractive older man
TBRTo be rude
AlphaAlpha male
OTTOMHOff the top of my head
VolcelVoluntary celibate
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
HauntingFollowing a romantic partner on social media after abruptly leaving them
SmolSmall and cute
Outta pocketDisreputable
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
TweetupTwitter meetup
LLSLaughing like s***
HellmaxxingCommitting a series of sinful acts
SAHDStay-at-home dad
NTANot the a**hole
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
KyleA basic white boy
PBUHPeace be upon Him
Crypto MomSEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
GRWMGet ready with me
HBBDHappy belated birthday
TweepsTwitter peeps
Book hangoverRemaining attached to a book you just finished
Rage bakingBaking to relieve anger or stress
Yuck your yumCriticize something you like
GPSGod's positioning system
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
Woke up and chose violenceDecided to be hostile
Crushing itDoing very well
itmtIn the meantime
The sidewalk ruleYour man should walk on the street side of the sidewalk
MFWMy face when
TWIMCTo whom it may concern
WBWWayback Wednesday
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
QAnutterA QAnon believer
TendiesChicken tenders
Wife guyA social media user who constantly discusses his wife
That ain't itThat's no good
GreenwashingDeceptively claiming to be eco-friendly
SATSorry about that
Perc30Oxycodone, commonly mixed with fentanyl
MTFMore to follow
IAI agree
Baby trapWhen one partner misleads the other to cause a pregnancy
Fax no printerTruth
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
J-PowJerome Powell
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
gonnaGoing to
NUMTOTSNew Urbanist Memes for Transit-oriented Teens
durStupidly obvious
BlursedBlessed and cursed
HusbandoA fictional man that a real person has a crush on

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