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

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