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
DMDirect message
SMHShaking my head
TYThank you
BussinReally good
BTWBy the way
LANLocal Area Network
IKRI know, right?
TLDRToo long, didn't read
YWYou're welcome
FMLF*** my life
SimpA person who obsesses over someone that does not return the same affection
FTWFor the win
143I love you
FFSFor f***'s sake
SwagSkills or style
IMOIn my opinion
TBHTo be honest
HRUHow are you
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
KarenAn entitled woman
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
go brrrSolve a problem
SelfieA picture of yourself
YOLOYou only live once
TYVMThank you very much
HUMMHope you miss me
bsfBest friend
OICOh, I see
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
IDEKI don't even know
WhoaExpression of surprise
IMYI miss you
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
HMUHit me up
bbgBaby girl
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
NOYBNone of your business
FOMOFear of missing out
IMUI miss you
MIAMissing in action
NGLNot gonna lie
LMSLike my status
H&KHugs and kisses
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
MCYTMinecraft YouTuber
Dunk onMake fun of
TweetTwitter post
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
IMHOIn my humble opinion
CCGCollectible card game
WYBWatch your back
CatfishTo assume a false identity
OGOriginal gangster
KMABKiss my a**, b****
IMDIn my dreams
IOUI owe you
TFTAThanks for the add
CreeperA socially invasive person
SheeshExpression of disbelief
TCTake care
FRFRFor real for real
PMPrivate message
SDSweet dreams
IWUI want you
IHYI hate you
Tune upBeat up
lolzLaugh out louds
AMAAsk me anything
BetYou bet
POTUSPresident of the United States
Vine6 second video
2H2HToo hot to handle
ClapbackA clever comeback
HandleTwitter username
JSYKJust so you know
LYLLove you lots
Big yikesWow
YMMVYour mileage may vary
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
IABIn a bit
TBRTo be real
Gang gangI'm with you
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
BWBest wishes
ICYMIIn case you missed it
Straight fireVery cool
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
POGPlay of the game
vlogVideo blog
HIFWHow I felt when
ITYSI told you so
IBFInternet best friend
LYSMLove you so much
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
TMGThat's my girl
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
FYPFor You page
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
LarperLive action role-player
ChillaxChill and relax
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
TCGTrading card game
BestieBest Friend
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
CrewGroup of friends
CYLCatch ya later
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
WTGWay to go
And I oopI'm so embarassed
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
WEGWicked evil grin
TFWThat feeling when
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
LPPLikes per post
FOHF*** outta here
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
WSGWhat's good
Meme stockA stock hyped on social media
MaldMad and bald
DM slideDirect message to a crush
MMMusic Monday
HMLHate my life
DemThronesGame of Thrones
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
HNYHappy new year
2U2To you too
BIONBelieve it or not
RedditorA Reddit user
BFFLBest friends for life
TRSThat really sucks
Sip teaMind your business
issaIt's a
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
TTYTalk to you
ATWAll the way
XOKiss and Hug
CSBCool story, bro
SlacktivismLazy activism
MCMMan-crush Monday
PMKIPretty much killin' it
HMBHit me back
ASLAge, sex, location
BFDBig freakin' deal
Day oneA very close friend
TBRTo be rude
NLTNo later than
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
TAYThinking about you
WYWHWish you were here
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
WDYTWhat do you think
MovemberMustache-growing November
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
TikTokerA TikTok user
On fleekPerfect
D/CDon't care
GrelfieGroup selfie
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
HWUHey, what's up?
FBFFlashback Friday
NBNot bad
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
HimboA naive, musclebound male
TFFTwitter follower-friend
TILToday I learned
PFPProfile picture
CBBCan't be bothered
2l8Too late
Cinnamon rollA kind, gentle person
YouTuberA YouTube user
LRTLast retweet
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
SOSSomeone special
TTYSTalk to you soon
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
WBUWhat 'bout you
BGFBest guy friend
SASexual assault
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
PTLPraise the Lord
BCOBig crush on
ADMAy dios mio
RoachingSecretly dating many romantic partners at the same time
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
OOMFOne of my followers
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
TGFFThank God for Friday
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
AOTYAlbum of the year
TBTThrowback Thursday
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
MistweetTweet mistake
BDBig deal
IIRCIf I remember correctly
Bing bongExpression of emphasis
F4FFollow for follow
CancelShut down or force out
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
HellmaxxingCommitting a series of sinful acts
SnaccAn attractive person
mishuMiss you
OPOriginal poster
AHFYAlways here for you
IHUI hate you
MDLMight delete later
FTFYFixed that for you
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
Put on blastTo call out
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
FYEFor your entertainment
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
Hop offGo away
SpoopySpooky and funny
MoodHow I'm feeling
OTPOne true pairing
TweetsultInsulting tweet
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
FCOLFor crying out loud
Clap backA clever comeback
FTRFor the record
AFAYCAs fast as you can
KITKeep in touch
CopypastaA block of text that is often copied and pasted online
hbdHappy birthday
LSSLong story short
TQVMThank you very much
OOTDOutfit of the day
OOTLOut of the loop
WCGWWhat could go wrong
GatekeepTo police who has access to an identity or community
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
BNIBBrand new in box
BrigadingWhen one online community harasses another
Snapback culturePressure on new moms to snap back to their pre-pregnancy bodies
OTTOMHOff the top of my head
Sussy bakaSuspicious fool
AITAAm I the a**hole
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
Date ladderA person you date to make yourself seem more desirable
Unicorn momAn imperfect, authentic mom who defies mom shaming
ChonkAn overweight animal
TweetupTwitter meetup
LLSLaughing like s***
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
SnapchatterSnapchat user
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
TSNFThat's so not fair
Hits differentAffects differently
derpExpression of stupidity
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
OT3One true threesome
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
SlacktivistLazy activist
OTLOne true love
IAGIt's all good
Book hangoverRemaining attached to a book you just finished
The gramInstagram
YSKYou should know
KWIMKnow what I mean
BOLOBe on the lookout
TCOBTakin' care of business
VinerVine user
AMLAll my love
ChadA physically fit, overly confident man
FHFuture husband
ElsagateInappropriate content targeted at kids on YouTube
Sending meMaking me laugh
YGGYou go girl
HNMHappy new month
Spill the teaShare the gossip
Sock puppet accountA fake online identity
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
fboFacebook official
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
Blow upTo become successful
U2UUp to you
It meI identify with that
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
CYFCheck your Facebook
MomfluencerA mom who influences other moms on social media
HauntingFollowing a romantic partner on social media after abruptly leaving them
AFAICSAs far as I can see
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
Go offAngrily complain
Left no crumbsCompletely dominated
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
TSSToxic Shock Syndrome
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
FBFollow back
Swipe rightApprove
BFKBig fat kiss
S4SShare for share
PoserA person who pretends to be someone they are not
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
HusbandoA fictional man that a real person has a crush on
GFNGone for now
Fauci OuchieCOVID-19 vaccine
IMEIn my experience
LOLLots of love
Crypto MomSEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
BDEBig D*** Energy
TIFUToday I F***ed Up
DadicationFatherly dedication
FinstagramFake Instagram account
DILLIGAFDo I look like I give a flip?
DUDon't understand
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
BMSBroke my scale
Blue-checkedVerified on Twitter
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
Woke up and chose violenceDecided to be hostile
egirlAn extremely online teen girl
FluronaHaving both the flu and covid
DYORDo your own research
Yuck your yumCriticize something you like
AlgospeakSlang used to bypass content filters
OMGDOh my gosh, duh
NCNo Contact
Swipe leftReject
BBMBrains by Mattel
TSIRThe struggle is real
DUDarn you
JFKJust freakin' kidding
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
WTFNFWhat the f****ing f***
SATSorry about that
WADRWith all due respect
POTBPat on the back
LLPOFLiar liar pants on fire
IAI agree
GGGBGood girl gone bad
GUFNGrounded until further notice
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
TinderingUsing Tinder
SmolSmall and cute
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
Slim thickA female body shape
Take the LTake the loss
Say lessI understand
S-tierTop rank
ACVAfter coronavirus
GreenwashingDeceptively claiming to be eco-friendly
VolcelVoluntary celibate
Face cardA gorgeous face
Pick meA person desperate for attention and approval
NYPName your price
TBRTo be read
SAHDStay-at-home dad
POUSPresident of the United States
J-PowJerome Powell
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
IMPOIn my personal opinion
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
BlackfishingPretending to be ethnically Black
PBUHPeace be upon Him
RinstagramReal Instagram account
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
That ain't itThat's no good
TTTrending topic
HBBDHappy belated birthday
TweepsTwitter peeps
OpaGreek exclamation
Perc30Oxycodone, commonly mixed with fentanyl
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
PRTPlease Retweet
AWOLAbsent while online
KIRKeepin' it real
NSFVNot safe for viewing
YVWYou're very welcome
DYACD*** You Auto Correct
DHDear hubby
WildinActing crazy
TweeterA person who tweets
Mannequin challengeChallenge that involves one or more people freezing in place
BBBBoring beyond belief
SOABSon of a b****
FTTBFor the time being
OPOutta pocket
MLMMen loving men
MutualA person you follow on social media who also follows you
MTFMore to follow
WojakA Microsoft Paint-created Internet character
GGGGotta get a grip
AslAs hell
Fax, no printerTruth
CMVChange my view
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
TIHIThanks, I hate it
LatergramA picture posted on Instagram later than when it was taken
fbfFacebook friend
MFWMy face when
NTANot the a**hole
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
TendiesChicken tenders
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
WokefishingPretending to have progressive political views
WOATWorst of all time
BloomerA well-adjusted 20-something
NocoinerA person who owns no cryptocurrency
DetweetTo delete a tweet

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