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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
SMHShaking my head
TTYLTalk to you later
IKRI know, right?
BTWBy the way
TYThank you
SwagSkills or style
FFSFor f***'s sake
IMOIn my opinion
SelfieA picture of yourself
LANLocal Area Network
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
143I love you
YWYou're welcome
FTWFor the win
HRUHow are you
FMLF*** my life
BussinReally good
Dunk onMake fun of
TBHTo be honest
TLDRToo long, didn't read
HMUHit me up
HUMMHope you miss me
YOLOYou only live once
go brrrSolve a problem
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
NGLNot gonna lie
LMSLike my status
SimpA person who obsesses over someone that does not return the same affection
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
H&KHugs and kisses
IMYI miss you
POGPlay of the game
TFTAThanks for the add
FOMOFear of missing out
Vine6 second video
Straight fireVery cool
MIAMissing in action
BWBest wishes
OGOriginal gangster
CreeperA socially invasive person
OICOh, I see
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
IMUI miss you
CatfishTo assume a false identity
TFWThat feeling when
BetYou bet
IHYI hate you
IDEKI don't even know
IMDIn my dreams
lolzLaugh out louds
FRFRFor real for real
ICYMIIn case you missed it
TweetTwitter post
CCGCollectible card game
POTUSPresident of the United States
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
AMAAsk me anything
GrelfieGroup selfie
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
TBRTo be real
IMHOIn my humble opinion
JSYKJust so you know
LYLLove you lots
KarenAn entitled woman
IWUI want you
HIFWHow I felt when
TMGThat's my girl
IOUI owe you
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
HMLHate my life
LLSLaughing like s***
ChillaxChill and relax
WhoaExpression of surprise
SDSweet dreams
2H2HToo hot to handle
WTGWay to go
BGFBest guy friend
IABIn a bit
bbgBaby girl
PTLPraise the Lord
ADMAy dios mio
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
AOTYAlbum of the year
SlacktivismLazy activism
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
TBRTo be rude
TCGTrading card game
MCMMan-crush Monday
HMBHit me back
2l8Too late
IIRCIf I remember correctly
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
TCTake care
TYVMThank you very much
WEGWicked evil grin
KMABKiss my a**, b****
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
ClapbackA clever comeback
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
BCOBig crush on
IBFInternet best friend
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
XOKiss and Hug
bsfBest friend
MMMusic Monday
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
CSBCool story, bro
TFFTwitter follower-friend
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
OTPOne true pairing
CrewGroup of friends
HNYHappy new year
FOHF*** outta here
SpoopySpooky and funny
IMAOIn my arrogant opinion
NLTNo later than
SOSSomeone special
TRSThat really sucks
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
TQVMThank you very much
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
FBFFlash Back Friday
WDYTWhat do you think
FBFollow back
MaldMad and bald
TTYTalk to you
ATWAll the way
FYPFor You page
DemThronesGame of Thrones
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
LPPLikes per post
BestieBest Friend
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
YouTuberA YouTube user
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
OOTDOutfit of the day
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
D/CDon't care
Hits differentAffects differently
MovemberMustache-growing November
TikTokerA TikTok user
LarperLive action role-player
vlogVideo blog
TILToday I learned
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
TBTThrowback Thursday
PMKIPretty much killin' it
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
HandleTwitter username
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
KITKeep in touch
NOYBNone of your business
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
TAYThinking about you
SheeshExpression of disbelief
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
LYSMLove you so much
On fleekPerfect
Day oneA very close friend
LSSLong story short
BloomerA well-adjusted 20-something
Put on blastTo call out
fboFacebook official
MoodHow I'm feeling
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
Fauci OuchieCOVID-19 vaccine
FYEFor your entertainment
Big yikesWow
CancelShut down or force out
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
FinnaFixing to
Hop offGo away
MistweetTweet mistake
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
BIONBelieve it or not
Swipe rightApprove
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
OPOutta pocket
TCOBTakin' care of business
TOHThe other half
Tune upBeat up
YVWYou're very welcome
LRTLast retweet
And I oopI'm so embarassed
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
SnaccAn attractive person
BMSBroke my scale
mishuMiss you
PRTPlease Retweet
stimmyStimulus check
DUDarn you
AHFYAlways here for you
FinstagramFake Instagram account
DadicationFatherly dedication
WADRWith all due respect
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
egirlAn extremely online teen girl
Clap backA clever comeback
LTDLovers till death
LBLike back
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
OTLOne true love
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
CYFCheck your Facebook
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
RedditorA Reddit user
SlacktivistLazy activist
CEO ofThe best at
VinerVine user
F4FFollow for follow
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
It meI identify with that
OT3One true threesome
PFPProfile picture
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
Spill the teaShare the gossip
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
TweetupTwitter meetup
TBRTo be read
Blow upTo become successful
SAHDStay-at-home dad
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
OOMFOne of my followers
TSNFThat's so not fair
PBUHPeace be upon Him
HimboA naive, musclebound male
RinstagramReal Instagram account
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
BHMBlack History Month
TGFFThank God for Friday
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
TweetsultInsulting tweet
WinternityEternal winter
CBBCan't be bothered
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
2U2To you too
OOTLOut of the loop
BDEBig D*** Energy
AWOLAbsent while online
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
BDBig deal
CYLCatch ya later
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
Rage bakingBaking to relieve anger or stress
FCOLFor crying out loud
FTRFor the record
GFNGone for now
IAGIt's all good
IMEIn my experience
ITMTIn the meantime
ProcrastibakingBaking to put off something else
KIRKeepin' it real
KWIMKnow what I mean
ZumpingDumping someone over Zoom
eboyAn extremely online teen boy
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
SLYStill love you
TTYSTalk to you soon
IBCIce bucket challenge
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
Mannequin challengeChallenge that involves one or more people freezing in place
ITYSI told you so
WBUWhat 'bout you
YSKYou should know
WYWHWish you were here
TinderingUsing Tinder
AMLAll my love
TSIRThe struggle is real
hbdHappy birthday
WSGWhat's good
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
WCGWWhat could go wrong
PSOGPure stroke of genius
ibfsInternet best friends
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
TweeterA person who tweets
AITAAm I the a**hole
Chub rubChafing where your thighs rub together
BopAn excellent song or album
Likers get rateAnyone who likes this post will get a rate
Went offAngrily complained
ChonkAn overweight animal
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
Go offAngrily complain
WTTWatching TikTok
Clout demonA social media user who covets popularity
NSFVNot safe for viewing
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
Swipe leftReject
NCNo Contact
IdolA K-pop star
POTBPat on the back
IAI agree
SOTDShoe of the day
GGGGotta get a grip
PTOPositive Talk Only
TendiesChicken tenders
J-PowJerome Powell
MomalaKamala Harris
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
U2UUp to you
Slim thickFemale body shape with a flat stomach, toned thighs, and large booty
OMEOh my Edward
S4SShare for share
HWUHey, what's up?
issaIt's a
Outta pocketDisreputable
WuzWhat is
That ain't itThat's no good
BBFBody by Fisher
BifflesBest friends for life
WLWWomen loving women
AFAICSAs far as I can see
GoblincoreAn aesthetic centered around overlooked natural things
PPProfile picture
GMABGive me a break
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
Perc30Oxycodone, commonly mixed with fentanyl
Wealthy selfiePicture of yourself with a large amount of wealth
TwitterstormA quick rise of activity about a specific topic on Twitter
OTSOn the scene
IJWTSI just want to say
Insta-lurkingLooking through a person's Instagram pictures
TSSToxic Shock Syndrome
Sip teaMind your business
FelfieFamily picture
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
ACVAfter coronavirus
fbfFacebook friend
The gramInstagram
FOGOFear of going outside
BFKBig fat kiss
POUSPresident of the United States
BIFLBuy it for life
AFAYCAs fast as you can
NPRNot page related
IMPOIn my personal opinion
finstaFake Instagram account
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
LMLLaughing mad loud
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
TTTrending topic
TweepsTwitter peeps
WOATWorst of all time
OpaGreek exclamation
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
PoserA person who pretends to be someone he is not
Ribcage braggingShowing off your rib cage
FFFriends forever
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
QuarantiniA quarantine-times cocktail
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
Doom-scrollingScrolling through your newsfeed for the latest COVID-19 information
TweepleTwitter people
LatergramA picture posted on Instagram later than when it was taken
G2TUGot to tell you
KYSOTIKeep your stick on the ice
LYLABLove you like a brother
LOLLots of love
LUMLove you, man
LYMILove you, mean it
LPTLife Pro Tip
NOMBRNone of my business, right
RATMRage Against The Machine
DILLIGAFDo I look like I give a flip?
FOBOFear of being on
LALaughing a lot
OLTLOne Life to Live
IYKYKIf you know you know
WTFNFWhat the f****ing f***
HLBDHappy late birthday
MBFAMake baseball fun again
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
SATSorry about that
TMFTToo much free time
LLPOFLiar liar pants on fire
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
TwitlerAn overbearing Twitter user
BFTDBest friends till death
BFFNBest friend for now
LEPLove emo people
ILMMI love my man
GGGBGood girl gone bad
CRTLACan't remember the three-letter acronym
altA lot
PAPPost a picture
White knightingSaving someone in distress
IDWI don't want
DIAFDie in a fire
HMPHelp me, please
Zoom townA town that many remote workers are moving to
SnapchatterSnapchat user
HBBDHappy belated birthday
YTAYou're the a**hole
ASAICAs soon as I can
GPSGod's positioning system
AttwictedAddicted to Twitter
TweavesdroppingEavesdropping on Twitter
BYODBring your own device
DetweetTo delete a tweet
FFFollow Friday

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