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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 Votes
LOLLaughing out loud
IRLIn real life
DMDirect message
TTYLTalk to you later
SMHShaking my head
IKRI know, right?
BTWBy the way
TYThank you
YWYou're welcome
FFSFor f***'s sake
SwagSkills or style
IMOIn my opinion
FTWFor the win
BussinReally good
143I love you
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
TBHTo be honest
TLDRToo long, didn't read
HRUHow are you
FMLF*** my life
LANLocal Area Network
YOLOYou only live once
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
HUMMHope you miss me
SelfieA picture of yourself
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
Dunk onMake fun of
HMUHit me up
LMSLike my status
IMYI miss you
MIAMissing in action
NGLNot gonna lie
go brrrSolve a problem
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
H&KHugs and kisses
OICOh, I see
SimpA person who obsesses over someone that does not return the same affection
IMUI miss you
FOMOFear of missing out
IMHOIn my humble opinion
bsfBest friend
IDEKI don't even know
POGPlay of the game
Vine6 second video
LLSLaughing like s***
TFTAThanks for the add
CCGCollectible card game
WhoaExpression of surprise
OGOriginal gangster
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
Straight fireVery cool
IWUI want you
KarenAn entitled woman
CatfishTo assume a false identity
BetYou bet
BWBest wishes
POTUSPresident of the United States
CreeperA socially invasive person
HIFWHow I felt when
AMAAsk me anything
FRFRFor real for real
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
LYLLove you lots
NOYBNone of your business
SlacktivismLazy activism
TFWThat feeling when
IHYI hate you
MCYTMinecraft YouTuber
IMDIn my dreams
lolzLaugh out louds
TweetTwitter post
bbgBaby girl
TBRTo be real
CSBCool story, bro
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
CrewGroup of friends
Tune upBeat up
SDSweet dreams
JSYKJust so you know
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
WEGWicked evil grin
SheeshExpression of disbelief
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
TMGThat's my girl
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
IOUI owe you
Hits differentAffects differently
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
GrelfieGroup selfie
ICYMIIn case you missed it
FBFFlash Back Friday
HMLHate my life
ChillaxChill and relax
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
TCGTrading card game
vlogVideo blog
MCMMan-crush Monday
2H2HToo hot to handle
ClapbackA clever comeback
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
TCTake care
TYVMThank you very much
WTGWay to go
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
LYSMLove you so much
BGFBest guy friend
KMABKiss my a**, b****
IBFInternet best friend
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
IABIn a bit
HMBHit me back
YouTuberA YouTube user
PTLPraise the Lord
ADMAy dios mio
AOTYAlbum of the year
DemThronesGame of Thrones
TFFTwitter follower-friend
TILToday I learned
BestieBest Friend
PMKIPretty much killin' it
HNYHappy new year
TBRTo be rude
2l8Too late
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
IIRCIf I remember correctly
TAYThinking about you
LPPLikes per post
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
TRSThat really sucks
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
OOTDOutfit of the day
SpoopySpooky and funny
FYPFor You page
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
HimboA naive, musclebound male
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
BCOBig crush on
ATWAll the way
XOKiss and Hug
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
FBFollow back
TikTokerA TikTok user
MMMusic Monday
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
FOHF*** outta here
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
NLTNo later than
SOSSomeone special
LSSLong story short
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
mishuMiss you
MaldMad and bald
CBBCan't be bothered
WDYTWhat do you think
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
D/CDon't care
TTYTalk to you
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
MovemberMustache-growing November
OTPOne true pairing
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
HandleTwitter username
BIONBelieve it or not
IMAOIn my arrogant opinion
TQVMThank you very much
DUDarn you
LarperLive action role-player
TBTThrowback Thursday
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Big yikesWow
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
RedditorA Reddit user
ITMTIn the meantime
KITKeep in touch
TTYSTalk to you soon
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
Put on blastTo call out
MoodHow I'm feeling
OPOutta pocket
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
Day oneA very close friend
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
BloomerA well-adjusted 20-something
On fleekPerfect
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
fboFacebook official
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
LRTLast retweet
CancelShut down or force out
ChonkAn overweight animal
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
Hop offGo away
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
FYEFor your entertainment
SAHDStay-at-home dad
PFPProfile picture
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
AFAYCAs fast as you can
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
Meme stockA stock hyped on social media
derpExpression of stupidity
Cinnamon rollA kind, gentle person
TGFFThank God for Friday
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
CEO ofThe best at
MistweetTweet mistake
2U2To you too
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
Spill the teaShare the gossip
FCOLFor crying out loud
KWIMKnow what I mean
stimmyStimulus check
J-PowJerome Powell
TCOBTakin' care of business
TOHThe other half
Crypto MomSEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
Clap backA clever comeback
WBUWhat 'bout you
WYWHWish you were here
F4FFollow for follow
FinstagramFake Instagram account
OOTLOut of the loop
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
IdolA K-pop star
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
WOATWorst of all time
AHFYAlways here for you
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
Blow upTo become successful
PRTPlease Retweet
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
AITAAm I the a**hole
WADRWith all due respect
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
LTDLovers till death
It meI identify with that
TendiesChicken tenders
HWUHey, what's up?
CYFCheck your Facebook
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
WinternityEternal winter
LBLike back
SlacktivistLazy activist
Outta pocketDisreputable
OTLOne true love
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
VinerVine user
Fauci OuchieCOVID-19 vaccine
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
egirlAn extremely online teen girl
TweetupTwitter meetup
BMSBroke my scale
TBRTo be read
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
OT3One true threesome
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
SnaccAn attractive person
OOMFOne of my followers
BOLOBe on the lookout
And I oopI'm so embarassed
TSNFThat's so not fair
PBUHPeace be upon Him
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
TTTrending topic
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
Swipe rightApprove
RinstagramReal Instagram account
DadicationFatherly dedication
TweetsultInsulting tweet
NCNo Contact
issaIt's a
BHMBlack History Month
PPProfile picture
AWOLAbsent while online
BDBig deal
CYLCatch ya later
Insta-lurkingLooking through a person's Instagram pictures
Perc30Oxycodone, commonly mixed with fentanyl
FTRFor the record
VolcelVoluntary celibate
GFNGone for now
YSKYou should know
IAGIt's all good
ProcrastibakingBaking to put off something else
IMEIn my experience
KIRKeepin' it real
Clout demonA social media user who covets popularity
LOLLots of love
SLYStill love you
WLWWomen loving women
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
YVWYou're very welcome
ITYSI told you so
WSGWhat's good
Chub rubChafing where your thighs rub together
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
HauntingFollowing a romantic partner on social media after abruptly leaving them
Virtual restaurantDelivery-only restaurant
AMLAll my love
The gramInstagram
TweeterA person who tweets
hbdHappy birthday
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
BDEBig D*** Energy
Went offAngrily complained
Go offAngrily complain
PSOGPure stroke of genius
FHFuture husband
MDLMight delete later
QuantQuantitative analyst
Wealthy selfiePicture of yourself with a large amount of wealth
QuarantiniA quarantine-times cocktail
WokefishingPretending to have progressive political views
FelfieFamily picture
Doom-scrollingScrolling through your newsfeed for the latest COVID-19 information
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
NocoinerA person who owns no cryptocurrency
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
Likers get rateAnyone who likes this post will get a rate
At homeA worse version of something
TSIRThe struggle is real
SATSorry about that
RoachingSecretly dating many romantic partners at the same time
POTBPat on the back
LLPOFLiar liar pants on fire
IAI agree
GGGGotta get a grip
TinderingUsing Tinder
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
NSFVNot safe for viewing
Swipe leftReject
finstaFake Instagram account
U2UUp to you
Rage bakingBaking to relieve anger or stress
OMEOh my Edward
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
Sip teaMind your business
BifflesBest friends for life
S4SShare for share
AFAICSAs far as I can see
BlackfishingPretending to be ethnically Black
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
ZumpingDumping someone over Zoom
That ain't itThat's no good
GMABGive me a break
WCGWWhat could go wrong
IBCIce bucket challenge
PTOPositive Talk Only
ibfsInternet best friends
OTSOn the scene
eboyAn extremely online teen boy
IJWTSI just want to say
WuzWhat is
TSSToxic Shock Syndrome
DITGDown in the gutter
Slim thickFemale body shape with a flat stomach, toned thighs, and large booty
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
BFKBig fat kiss
POUSPresident of the United States
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
Ribcage braggingShowing off your rib cage
GoblincoreAn aesthetic centered around overlooked natural things
IMPOIn my personal opinion
BopAn excellent song or album
FOGOFear of going outside
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
LMLLaughing mad loud
CAFOConcentrated Animal Feeding Operation
ACVAfter coronavirus
WTTWatching TikTok
TweepsTwitter peeps
SnapchatterSnapchat user
FinnaFixing to
OpaGreek exclamation
SASexual assault
BIFLBuy it for life
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
PoserA person who pretends to be someone they are not
FFFriends forever
Mannequin challengeChallenge that involves one or more people freezing in place
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
LatergramA picture posted on Instagram later than when it was taken
MomalaKamala Harris
TweepleTwitter people
SOTDShoe of the day
LYLABLove you like a brother
LUMLove you, man
LYMILove you, mean it
NOMBRNone of my business, right
LALaughing a lot
OLTLOne Life to Live
NPRNot page related
TwitlerAn overbearing Twitter user
BFTDBest friends till death
TIHIThanks, I hate it
LEPLove emo people
ILMMI love my man
GGGBGood girl gone bad
CRTLACan't remember the three-letter acronym
altA lot
AttwictedAddicted to Twitter
TweavesdroppingEavesdropping on Twitter
BYODBring your own device
MBFAMake baseball fun again
IDWI don't want
DetweetTo delete a tweet
RLRTReal life retweet

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