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