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