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