Tl

1. What is tl short for?

Timeline

Tl is an abbreviation for timeline, which refers to activity on Twitter much like the news feed on Facebook. It appears when you tap or click the home icon and displays a collection of tweets from users that you follow.

The timeline usually organizes tweets by the time that they were tweeted. However, tweets that you are most likely to care about most (from users you interact with a lot) will show up first. You can reply, RT, like, or DM a user from the timeline.

Example

"Just checked my TL and it's filled with pics from the concert."
Screenshot of a Twitter timeline

Screenshot of a Twitter timeline

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Last Updated: January 9, 2017

2. What is tl short for?

Tell

In online chat, tl can sometimes mean "tell." However, this abbreviation is rarely used, so be sure to tl us if you see someone use it ...

More commonly, tl is used to refer to someone's Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook timeline. TL could also refer to Time Lords, team leaders, or San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. If you don't know what someone intends tl to stand for, you can always ask them to tl you.

Example

"So, tl me more about urself."

In online chat, TL sometimes means "tell"

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Last Updated: October 23, 2020

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