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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
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OMGOh my gosh
LOLLaughing out loud
l8rLater
L8Late
TweetTwitter post
LANLocal Area Network
IMOIn my opinion
YOLOYou only live once
ughDisgusted
IIRCIf I remember correctly
ICI see
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
TCTake care
AMAntemeridian
PMPostmeridian
IKRI know, right?
FTWFor the win
YWYou're welcome
YWhy
plsPlease
TYThank you
TTYLTalk to you later
thxThanks
fbFacebook
gfGirlfriend
WhoaExpression of surprise
BTWBy the way
ytYouTube
SwagSkills or style
SMHShaking my head
obvObviously
HRUHow are you
MTFMore to follow
MovemberMustache-growing November
WADRWith all due respect
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
myspMySpace
LTDLovers till death
HMUHit me up
fboFacebook official
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
DYDDon't you dare
f9Fine
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
PPProfile picture
FTTBFor the time being
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
TBRTo be real
TFWThat feeling when
rlyReally
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
TISNFThat is so not fair
PIOPass it on
TwitterverseTwitter universe
IMYI miss you
DemThronesGame of Thrones
Vine6 second video
WDYTWhat do you think
IABIn a bit
4wardForward
U2UUp to you
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
PTLPraise the Lord
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
gonnaGoing to
RTRetweet
BestieBest Friend
UnfriendRemove Facebook friend
SelfiePicture of yourself
LARPLive action role-playing
TILToday I learned
NGLNot gonna lie
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
favFavorite
HotBeautiful
OOMFOne of my followers
PadHouse
TSNFThat's so not fair
RUAre you
GMABGive me a break
2mrTomorrow
lolzLaugh out louds
deetsDetails
lilLittle
ATWAll the way
XOKiss and Hug
MCMMan-crush Monday
CYFCheck your Facebook
SFFSo freaking funny
IOUI owe you
MIAMissing in action
HipsterAlternative subculture
CreeperA socially invasive person
GTGGood to go
OBOOr best offer
StokedExcited
143I love you
FTRFor the record
TICTongue in cheek