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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 Popularity
SMHShaking my head
ughDisgusted
BroBrother
IMOIn my opinion
LMSLike my status
IIRCIf I remember correctly
ICI see
WhoaExpression of surprise
YWhy
fbFacebook
YWYou're welcome
TYThank you
LANLocal Area Network
TCTake care
LOLLaughing out loud
thxThanks
ICYMIIn case you missed it
l8rLater
L8Late
TTYLTalk to you later
TweetTwitter post
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
IKRI know, right?
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
YOLOYou only live once
SwagSkills or style
OMGOh my gosh
BTWBy the way
plsPlease
AMAntemeridian
On fleekPerfect
PMPostmeridian
TFWThat feeling when
FTWFor the win
gfGirlfriend
ytYouTube
SelfieA picture of yourself
2To
DYDDon't you dare
f9Fine
rlyReally
U2UUp to you
HMUHit me up
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
PTLPraise the Lord
2mrTomorrow
MTFMore to follow
lolzLaugh out louds
RUAre you
myspMySpace
TISNFThat is so not fair
PIOPass it on
FTTBFor the time being
MIAMissing in action
LTDLovers till death
WADRWith all due respect
WDYTWhat do you think
IABIn a bit
4wardForward
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
IMYI miss you
fboFacebook official
HRUHow are you
deetsDetails
lilLittle
Celine a sceneVideo trend where a Celine Dion song is added for maximum emotion impact
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
MCMMan-crush Monday
HipsterAlternative subculture
CreeperA socially invasive person
BestieBest Friend
TILToday I learned
Put on blastTo call out
favFavorite
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
obvObviously
TBRTo be rude
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
TBRTo be real
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
TwitterverseTwitter universe
Vine6 second video
PPProfile picture
POTUSPresident of the United States
HotBeautiful
TSNFThat's so not fair
GMABGive me a break
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
OBOOr best offer
GTGGood to go
IOUI owe you
SFFSo freaking funny
CYFCheck your Facebook
XOKiss and Hug
MovemberMustache-growing November
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
PadHouse
OOMFOne of my followers
NGLNot gonna lie