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

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