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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
BTWBy the way
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
gfGirlfriend
ICI see
IIRCIf I remember correctly
IMOIn my opinion
On fleekPerfect
L8Late
l8rLater
LOLLaughing out loud
OMGOh my gosh
SMHShaking my head
TCTake care
thxThanks
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
YWhy
YWYou're welcome
2To
plsPlease
AMAntemeridian
PMPostmeridian
IKRI know, right?
FTWFor the win
fbFacebook
ICYMIIn case you missed it
TweetTwitter post
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
BroBrother
TFWThat feeling when
LANLocal Area Network
YOLOYou only live once
ughDisgusted
LMSLike my status
WhoaExpression of surprise
SwagSkills or style
SelfieA picture of yourself
ytYouTube
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
143I love you
BDBig deal
BIONBelieve it or not
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
FTRFor the record
IMHOIn my humble opinion
PPProfile picture
KITKeep in touch
KWIMKnow what I mean
LYLLove you lots
TBRTo be rude
NLTNo later than
nvmNevermind
OICOh, I see
TBHTo be honest
TICTongue in cheek
TTYSTalk to you soon
TYVMThank you very much
TwitterverseTwitter universe
rlyReally
Put on blastTo call out
TISNFThat is so not fair
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
PIOPass it on
IMYI miss you
FTTBFor the time being
WDYTWhat do you think
IABIn a bit
4wardForward
HRUHow are you
WADRWith all due respect
MTFMore to follow
MIAMissing in action
myspMySpace
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
LTDLovers till death
HMUHit me up
fboFacebook official
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
DYDDon't you dare
f9Fine
U2UUp to you
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
PTLPraise the Lord
2mrTomorrow
lolzLaugh out louds
deetsDetails
lilLittle
ATWAll the way
XOKiss and Hug
IGInstagram
CYFCheck your Facebook
SFFSo freaking funny
IOUI owe you
MovemberMustache-growing November
GTGGood to go
OBOOr best offer
Vine6 second video
GMABGive me a break
RUAre you
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
gonnaGoing to
RTRetweet
LLSLaughing like s***
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
LARPLive action role-playing
NGLNot gonna lie
OOMFOne of my followers
PadHouse
TSNFThat's so not fair
HotBeautiful
POTUSPresident of the United States
favFavorite
TBRTo be real
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
TILToday I learned
BestieBest Friend
CreeperA socially invasive person
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
MCMMan-crush Monday
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
obvObviously
2H2HToo hot to handle
2l8Too late
2U2To you too
4rlFor real
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
AWOLAbsent while online
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
CYLCatch ya later
MentionA reference to a Twitter username in a tweet
DMYDon't mess yourself
EOREnd of rant
Insta-lurkingLooking through a person's Instagram pictures
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
H&KHugs and kisses
IMAOIn my arrogant opinion
BetYou bet
JLMKJust let me know
HIFWHow I felt when
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
FleekPerfect
NOYBNone of your business
NWNo way
PIMPPeeing in my pants (laughing)
IBCIce bucket challenge
TAYThinking about you
TCOBTakin' care of business
VinerVine user
VBGVery big grin
WTGWay to go
YVWYou're very welcome
faveFavorite
C&GChuckle and grin
AMLAll my love
HKHugs and kisses
LYSMLove you so much
LPPLikes per post
OLTLOne Life to Live
RinstagramReal Instagram account
SMFSo much fun
IMSOIn my sovereign opinion
TLDRToo long, didn't read
CovfefeCoverage
BGFBest guy friend
PC4PCPicture comment for picture comment
WEGWicked evil grin
ClapbackA clever comeback
Straight fireVery cool
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
The gramInstagram
DYKDid you know
issaIt's a
FBriendA Facebook friend
IWUI want you
TMAITell me about it
TQVMThank you very much
TeaTruth
L2MListening to music
YGGYou go girl
OOTDOutfit of the day
SFMSo freaking much
DUDarn you
WLWhatta loser
LOCLoad of crap
C4NCiao for now
JFKJust freakin' kidding
FOBFresh off the boat
FIFAWWCFIFA Women's World Cup
IHYI hate you
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
SBTSorry 'bout that
TMFTToo much free time
bupBackup Plan
IDEKI don't even know
OOHOut of here
TMGThat's my girl
POTBPat on the back
IMDIn my dreams
YRLYou are lame
IAI agree
FAFFunny as fluff
D/CDon't care
PRTPlease Retweet
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
GGGGotta get a grip
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
BFTDBest friends till death
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
FMLF*** my life
FinstagramFake Instagram account
TMDFTo my dearest friend
Mannequin challengeChallenge that involves one or more people freezing in place
G9Genius
HMBHit me back
ADMAy dios mio
SOTDShoe of the day
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
YDIYou deserved it
FBFollow back
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
bbgBaby girl
4everForever
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
NBNot bad
FireAwesome
BifflesBest friends for life
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
TWSIThat was so ironic
LatergramA picture posted on Instagram later than when it was taken
TTYOOTDTalk to you one of these days
MoodHow I'm feeling
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
e1Everyone
AOTYAlbum of the year
W2GWay to go
AWHFYAre we having fun yet?
AYPIAnd your point is?
AYSOSAre you stupid or something?
BWBest wishes
CSLCan't stop laughing
GrelfieGroup selfie
SPSTSame place, same time
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
TACThat ain't cool
RevineTo repost a vine
picPicture
dewdDude
DemThronesGame of Thrones
ohOverheard
HTHeard Through
MMMusic Monday
DMDirect message
TweetupTwitter meetup
TBRTo be read
HMLHate my life
bdayBirthday
suxSucks
FelfieFamily picture
TFTAThanks for the add
bbqBarbecue
BFF4LBest friends forever for life
SAHDStay-at-home dad
TYLJThank you Lord Jesus
TotesTotally
POUSPresident of the United States
LarpingLive action role-playing
ChillaxChill and relax
URTBYou are the best
IMPOIn my personal opinion
ridicRidiculous
CSBCool story, bro
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
LMLLaughing mad loud
iddIndeed
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
PBUHPeace be upon Him
CXCorrection
LILinkedIn
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
srsSerious
TTTrending topic
TFFTwitter follower-friend
roxRocks
roxorzRocks
TweepsTwitter peeps
TPMTweets per minute
FOMOFear of missing out
vlogVideo blog
vloggerVideo blogger
lkLike
MIRLMe in real life
hunHoney
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
favsFavorites
PAPPost a picture
Likers get rateAnyone who likes this post will get a rate
XTLCross the line
gmaGrandma
gpaGrandpa
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
BrahBro
SpitTo flirt
PoserPretender
FFFriends forever
GawdGod
CrewGroup of friends
TBTThrowback Thursday
PMKIPretty much killin' it
DogeDog
SupesSuper
DetweetTo delete a tweet
TwaddictTwitter addict
HandleTwitter username
RLRTReal life retweet
AMAAsk me anything
LlelloCocaine
VacayVacation
SDSweet dreams
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
CatfishTo assume a false identity
DYACD*** You Auto Correct
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
S4SShare for share
2DFMToo dumb for me
AAMOFAs a matter of fact
BBBright blessings
DSDear son
FCOLFor crying out loud
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
FYAFor your amusement
GFNGone for now
tlTimeline
IR8Irate
ITMTIn the meantime
JSYKJust so you know
Wealthy selfiePicture of yourself with a large amount of wealth
KIRKeepin' it real
MFWMy face when
LYLABLove you like a brother
LYLASLove you like a sister
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
LOLLots of love
LUMLove you man
NOMBNone of my business
TOHThe other half
W2FWay too funny
ONYDOh no you didn't
TMWThat moment when
JMOJust my opinion
M02My two cents
DHDear hubby
DILDaughter-in-law
MRWMy reaction when
WYWHWish you were here
RATMRage Against The Machine
TFTFThanks for the follow
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
TSIRThe struggle is real
MBFAMake baseball fun again
ICYWTBEIn case you went to bed early
SnapchatterSnapchat user
TRSThat really sucks
BNOBoys night out
GNOGirls night out
LOMLLove of my life
LUGLSLove you guys like sisters
BBWBe back whenever
IAILI am in love
SAHMStay-at-home mom
CTOCheck this out
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
mishuMiss you
mwahugzKisses and hugs
OMGDOh my gosh, duh
gzCongratulations
BBBBoring beyond belief
4nForeign
SOABSon of a b****
AHFYAlways here for you
458I love you
KOTDKicks of the day
DFTBADon't forget to be awesome
CPECoolest Person Ever
IHUI hate you
TTYNTalk to you never
FBFFlash Back Friday
HLBDHappy late birthday
HPDCHappy People Don't Complain
WTFEWhat the frick ever
LFTDLaugh for the day
SATSorry about that
YRAGYou are a geek
LLPOFLiar liar pants on fire
CYFBCheck your Facebook
wtvWhatever
DUKDidn't you know?
BMABest mates always
2C4UToo cool for you
BFFNBest friend for now
ILMMI love my man
PDHPretty darn hot
CRTLACan't remember the three letter acronym
finstaFake Instagram account
rinstaReal Instagram account
TTYTalk to you
@@-oTattletale
FUSITFouled up situation
BCOBig crush on
cu2mrSee you tomorrow
GUFNGrounded until further notice
OMEOh my Edward
CybermobA group of online users that harasses other users
AISIAs I see it
ANFSCDAnd now for something completely different
pl0xPlease
ULKGR8You look great
BMGWLBusting my gut with laughter
OTEOver the edge
TTTTThese things take time
BUFBig, ugly, fat
BITSBack in the saddle
DUCTDid you see that?
EYCExcited yet calm
FAWCFor anyone who cares
FYEFor your entertainment
GBYGod bless you
OTSOn the scene
IFVBI feel very bad
IIRIf I remember
IJWTSI just want to say
LNOLLaughing not out loud
KMSLKilling myself laughing
TSSToxic Shock Syndrome
DITGDown in the gutter
DweetDrunk tweet
MRTModified retweet
NTSNote to self
Instagram prime timePeak hours of Instagram activity
usUltrasound
dcDaycare
BFKBig fat kiss
LarperLive action role-player
mumMom
ASPAfter show party
LBVSLaughing but very serious
HMPHelp me, please
hmpHumph
LMLLove my life
HTHat Tip
MTModified tweet
PRTPartial retweet
HBBDHappy belated birthday
rthxRetweet thanks
xbfEx-boyfriend
xgfEx-girlfriend
OGOriginal gangster
OpaGreek exclamation
TweavesdroppingEavesdropping on Twitter
BYODBring your own device
GingerRed-head
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
FHOFriends Hanging Out
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
HNYHappy new year
ionI don't
LeBroningFlopping
FOMOHFear of missing out on hockey
AttwactionAttraction to a Twitter user
chkCheck
cldCould
clkClick
cre8Create
EavestweetingEavesdropping on Twitter conversations
MistweetTweet mistake
TweetsultInsulting tweet
TweepleTwitter people
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
FFFollow Friday
DeadHilarious
FOHF*** outta here
H/THat tip
AFDBA few days back
AFDAA few days ago
SwammieFirearm
qQuestion
BCOYBig crush on you
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
BGFBest girl friend
DGYFDang girl, you're fine
SpoopySpooky and funny
feelsFeelings
TwollowerTwitter follower
HUMMHope you miss me

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