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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
TYThank you
IKRI know, right?
BTWBy the way
YWYou're welcome
BussinReally good
FFSFor f***'s sake
FMLF*** my life
SwagSkills or style
143I love you
IMOIn my opinion
TBHTo be honest
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
TLDRToo long, didn't read
FTWFor the win
HRUHow are you
LANLocal Area Network
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
Alphabet mafiaLGBTQIA+ people
YOLOYou only live once
SelfieA picture of yourself
go brrrSolve a problem
HUMMHope you miss me
KarenAn entitled woman
SimpA person who obsesses over someone that does not return the same affection
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
bsfBest friend
OICOh, I see
IMYI miss you
MIAMissing in action
HMUHit me up
LMSLike my status
FOMOFear of missing out
WhoaExpression of surprise
H&KHugs and kisses
IMHOIn my humble opinion
IMUI miss you
NGLNot gonna lie
Dunk onMake fun of
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
YMMVYour mileage may vary
HIFWHow I felt when
IDEKI don't even know
Straight fireVery cool
CCGCollectible card game
OGOriginal gangster
Paper handsTo sell a stock at the first sign of trouble
TYVMThank you very much
IWUI want you
IHYI hate you
lolzLaugh out louds
Vine6 second video
TFTAThanks for the add
SheeshExpression of disbelief
BetYou bet
CreeperA socially invasive person
bbgBaby girl
AMAAsk me anything
SDSweet dreams
Thigh gapSpace between a person's thighs
LYLLove you lots
MCYTMinecraft YouTuber
NOYBNone of your business
TCTake care
CatfishTo assume a false identity
FRFRFor real for real
IMDIn my dreams
BWBest wishes
LLSLaughing like s***
TFWThat feeling when
WYBWatch your back
TBRTo be real
POTUSPresident of the United States
Tune upBeat up
2H2HToo hot to handle
JSYKJust so you know
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
WTGWay to go
IABIn a bit
TMGThat's my girl
ClapbackA clever comeback
IOUI owe you
SlacktivismLazy activism
HMLHate my life
TweetTwitter post
POGPlay of the game
CSBCool story, bro
TCGTrading card game
vlogVideo blog
BestieBest Friend
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
CrewGroup of friends
MCMMan-crush Monday
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
HMBHit me back
LYSMLove you so much
RatioedReceiving many more replies than likes on your tweet
WEGWicked evil grin
Big yikesWow
KMABKiss my a**, b****
IFSFYI feel sorry for you
AOTYAlbum of the year
TwittersphereThe world of Twitter
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
TBRTo be rude
LPPLikes per post
Lady bonerFemale feeling of sexual arousal
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
GrelfieGroup selfie
Caught in 4KCaught in the act
ICYMIIn case you missed it
MMMusic Monday
ChillaxChill and relax
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
TFFTwitter follower-friend
FBFFlashback Friday
TILToday I learned
PMKIPretty much killin' it
Don't @ meDon't mention me in your tweets
FYPFor You page
HandleTwitter username
2l8Too late
NLTNo later than
TAYThinking about you
ITYSI told you so
BFFLBest friends for life
WYWHWish you were here
BGFBest guy friend
mishuMiss you
IBFInternet best friend
Meme stockA stock hyped on social media
GPOYGratuitous picture of yourself
BCOBig crush on
ADMAy dios mio
ATWAll the way
XOKiss and Hug
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
DemThronesGame of Thrones
MaldMad and bald
HNYHappy new year
FOHF*** outta here
IIRCIf I remember correctly
TRSThat really sucks
VoteflakeA person who does not accept official election results
WDYTWhat do you think
D/CDon't care
TTYTalk to you
PTLPraise the Lord
And I oopI'm so embarassed
SpoopySpooky and funny
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
CBBCan't be bothered
SOSSomeone special
ShelfiePicture of objects arranged on a shelf
Slide into your DMsTo send a direct message on Twitter
TQVMThank you very much
Horny on mainActing lustful on your primary social account
fboFacebook official
RIP my mentionsI'm going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
TGFFThank God for Friday
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
BIONBelieve it or not
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
RedditorA Reddit user
Day oneA very close friend
DoomerA person who focuses on negative possibilities
PFPProfile picture
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
YouTuberA YouTube user
SASexual assault
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
Hits differentAffects differently
On fleekPerfect
Facebook friendA friend on Facebook, but most likely not in real life
TikTokerA TikTok user
Hop offGo away
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
TrumperA Donald Trump supporter
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
MovemberMustache-growing November
CancelShut down or force out
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
OTPOne true pairing
TBTThrowback Thursday
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
MistweetTweet mistake
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
FBFollow back
2U2To you too
RIP to your mentionsYou're going to receive a lot of Twitter notifications
FaceremorseRemorse after posting on Facebook
FCOLFor crying out loud
IMAOIn my arrogant opinion
IMEIn my experience
ITMTIn the meantime
TTYSTalk to you soon
WBUWhat 'bout you
MootsPeople you follow on social media who follow you back
hbdHappy birthday
LSSLong story short
LRTLast retweet
OPOriginal poster
OOTDOutfit of the day
MDLMight delete later
DUDarn you
IHUI hate you
FTFYFixed that for you
YYSSYeah yeah, sure sure
InstagrammerA person who uses Instagram
Put on blastTo call out
HWUHey, what's up?
CYFCheck your Facebook
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
NBNot bad
F4FFollow for follow
Live-tweetTo tweet about something currently taking place
CEO ofThe best at
J-PowJerome Powell
HimboA naive, musclebound male
ProcrastibakingBaking to put off something else
TweetupTwitter meetup
issaIt's a
TBRTo be read
MoodHow I'm feeling
UnfriendTo remove a friend on Facebook
LarperLive action role-player
HellmaxxingCommitting a series of sinful acts
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
egirlAn extremely online teen girl
TTTrending topic
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
derpExpression of stupidity
Crypto MomSEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
FacestalkingLooking through someone's pictures on Facebook
TweetsultInsulting tweet
Cinnamon rollA kind, gentle person
MutualA person you follow on social media who also follows you
Bing bongExpression of emphasis
The gramInstagram
VinerVine user
KITKeep in touch
KWIMKnow what I mean
HauntingFollowing a romantic partner on social media after abruptly leaving them
RoachingSecretly dating many romantic partners at the same time
ACVAfter coronavirus
stimmyStimulus check
TCOBTakin' care of business
Hard pantsAny non-stretchy pants
Retweet offenderA person who constantly retweets on Twitter
SnapstreakSnapchat streak
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
WOATWorst of all time
AFAYCAs fast as you can
CAFOConcentrated Animal Feeding Operation
SlacktivistLazy activist
Clout leechA person who is friends with someone just to become more popular
NCNo Contact
TendiesChicken tenders
OPOutta pocket
YGGYou go girl
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
OTLOne true love
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
AHFYAlways here for you
Spill the teaShare the gossip
Fauci OuchieCOVID-19 vaccine
PRTPlease Retweet
GloomerAn apathetic 20-something
BloomerA well-adjusted 20-something
WADRWith all due respect
OT3One true threesome
CottagecoreAn aesthetic centered around romanticized rural living
FinstagramFake Instagram account
RinstagramReal Instagram account
BopAn excellent song or album
GatekeepTo police who has access to an identity or community
LTDLovers 'til death
BOLOBe on the lookout
WinternityEternal winter
Snapback culturePressure on new moms to snap back to their pre-pregnancy bodies
Clap backA clever comeback
Ghost postA Facebook comment that was removed
S-tierTop rank
DadicationFatherly dedication
Swipe rightApprove
FluronaHaving both the flu and covid
S4SShare for share
IdolA K-pop star
BHMBlack History Month
CapeTo defend someone's actions, often undeservedly
OOTLOut of the loop
SubtweetSubliminal tweet
AITAAm I the a**hole
Diamond handsTo hold a stock through losses
GPOYWGratuitous picture of yourself Wednesday
SharentAn oversharing parent on social media
FYEFor your entertainment
Rage bakingBaking to relieve anger or stress
BCBGBon Chic Bon Genre
TSSToxic Shock Syndrome
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
SAHDStay-at-home dad
Go offAngrily complain
BFKBig fat kiss
ChonkAn overweight animal
MFWMy face when
OOMFOne of my followers
TweeterA person who tweets
TSNFThat's so not fair
PBUHPeace be upon Him
WokefishingPretending to have progressive political views
GMAFBGive me a friggin' break
TweepsTwitter peeps
Instagram husbandA person who takes pictures of another person for Instagram
DBTSDon't believe that stuff
BMSBroke my scale
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
PoserA person who pretends to be someone they are not
Say lessI understand
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
Blow upTo become successful
SnaccAn attractive person
LBLike back
MomfluencerA mom who influences other moms on social media
Chub rubChafing where your thighs rub together
BDBig deal
CYLCatch ya later
MBNMust be nice
FTRFor the record
Sock puppet accountA fake online identity
GFNGone for now
IAGIt's all good
KIRKeepin' it real
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
At homeA worse version of something
TOHThe other half
Outta pocketDisreputable
NUMTOTSNew Urbanist Memes for Transit-oriented Teens
YVWYou're very welcome
FBriendA Facebook friend
Insta-lurkingLooking through a person's Instagram pictures
LapsonymA word whose meaning you always forget
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
finstaFake Instagram account
DILLIGAFDo I look like I give a flip?
AMLAll my love
PSOGPure stroke of genius
LPTLife Pro Tip
FHFuture husband
It meI identify with that
L2MListening to music
That ain't itThat's no good
Wealthy selfiePicture of yourself with a large amount of wealth
BlackfishingPretending to be ethnically Black
mwahugzKisses and hugs
FelfieFamily picture
BDEBig D*** Energy
Went offAngrily complained
DGYFDang girl, you're fine
JFKJust freakin' kidding
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
eboyAn extremely online teen boy
SATSorry about that
QuarantiniA quarantine-times cocktail
POTBPat on the back
LLPOFLiar liar pants on fire
IAI agree
GGGGotta get a grip
Blue-checkedVerified on Twitter
SnapchatterSnapchat user
TIFUToday I F***ed Up
WTTWatching TikTok
Hot Vax SummerSummer 2021
GoblincoreAn aesthetic centered around overlooked natural things
VolcelVoluntary celibate
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
Fax, no printerTruth
U2UUp to you
Swipe leftReject
AFAICSAs far as I can see
YSKYou should know
IBCIce bucket challenge
MomalaKamala Harris
GMABGive me a break
TinderingUsing Tinder
LatergramA picture posted on Instagram later than when it was taken
QuantQuantitative analyst
OTSOn the scene
IJWTSI just want to say
DITGDown in the gutter
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
Sip teaMind your business
fbfFacebook friend
WCGWWhat could go wrong
POUSPresident of the United States
IMPOIn my personal opinion
ibfsInternet best friends
HYFRHeck ya, freakin' right
LMLLaughing mad loud
Ribcage braggingShowing off your rib cage
SOTDShoe of the day
Perc30Oxycodone, commonly mixed with fentanyl
FinnaFixing to
OpaGreek exclamation
Slim thickA female body shape
AslAs hell
NocoinerA person who owns no cryptocurrency
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TSIRThe struggle is real
Likers get rateAnyone who likes this post will get a rate
FFFriends forever
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
FOGOFear of going outside
Clout demonA social media user who covets popularity
TweepleTwitter people
RLRTReal life retweet

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