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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
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
TFWThat feeling when
YOLOYou only live once
BTWBy the way
ytYouTube
TweetTwitter post
LANLocal Area Network
gfGirlfriend
SwagSkills or style
SelfieA picture of yourself
ICI see
IIRCIf I remember correctly
IMOIn my opinion
BroBrother
On fleekPerfect
L8Late
l8rLater
WhoaExpression of surprise
LOLLaughing out loud
FTWFor the win
fbFacebook
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
OMGOh my gosh
SMHShaking my head
IKRI know, right?
TCTake care
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
thxThanks
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
ICYMIIn case you missed it
YWhy
YWYou're welcome
ughDisgusted
LMSLike my status
2To
plsPlease
AMAntemeridian
PMPostmeridian
myspMySpace
TILToday I learned
f9Fine
GTGGood to go
OOMFOne of my followers
IABIn a bit
deetsDetails
BDBig deal
BIONBelieve it or not
POTUSPresident of the United States
XOKiss and Hug
U2UUp to you
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
ATWAll the way
gonnaGoing to
FTTBFor the time being
FTRFor the record
TSNFThat's so not fair
WDYTWhat do you think
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
HotBeautiful
fboFacebook official
lolzLaugh out louds
IMHOIn my humble opinion
PIOPass it on
IOUI owe you
SFFSo freaking funny
OBOOr best offer
IMYI miss you
GMABGive me a break
KITKeep in touch
KWIMKnow what I mean
WADRWith all due respect
MTFMore to follow
LYLLove you lots
4wardForward
favFavorite
BestieBest Friend
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
HRUHow are you
NLTNo later than
TISNFThat is so not fair
LTDLovers till death
OICOh, I see
DYDDon't you dare
PTLPraise the Lord
TBHTo be honest
2mrTomorrow
RUAre you
TICTongue in cheek
TTYSTalk to you soon
TYVMThank you very much
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
RTRetweet
LLSLaughing like s***
rlyReally
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
CYFCheck your Facebook
MIAMissing in action
NGLNot gonna lie
PadHouse