English Internet Slang

The more time you spend learning English, the more time you’ll spend reading English on the internet. And, even if you’ve mastered English vocabulary offline, you might find yourself scrolling through Social Media and getting pretty confused. There’s an endless number of acronyms and abbreviations commonly used today. It’s challenging to know what they mean and how you can use them.

So that’s what we’re going to do today! We’re going to remove the mystery of the language used on social media in English.

This list below is a long one. You might know some of the expressions but many might be new. I recommend that you review this list often to understand and be able to use these English slang acronyms easily.

List of English Internet Slang used in daily life

AcronymFull Form
4EAEFor Ever And Ever
ADNAny Day Now
AFAICAs Far As I’m Concerned
AFAICTAs Far As I Can Tell
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
AFAIRAs Far As I Remember
AKAAlso Known As
AMAAsk Me Anything
ASAICAs Soon As I Can
ASAPAs Soon As Possible
ATMAt The Moment
B4NBye For Now
BaeBabe/Before Anyone Else
BBLBe Back Later
BBTBe Back Tomorrow
BCNUBe Seeing You
BDBig Deal
BFBoy Friend
BFFBest Friends Forever
BMTBefore My Time
BOLBe On Later
BOTBack On Topic
BRBBe Right Back
BTWBy The Way
CFYCalling For You
CUSee You
CULSee You Later
CYACover Your Ass
DAEDoes Anyone Else
DBADoing Business As
DFTBADon’t Forget To Be Awesome!
DIKUDo I Know You
DMDirect Message
DNDDo Not Disturb
DPDisplay Picture
DRDouble Rainbow
DWBHDon’t Worry, Be Happy
ELI5Explain Like I’m 5
EOMEnd Of Message
EOSEnd Of Story
ETAEstimated Time of Arrival
F2FFace To Face
FAQFrequently Asked Question
FBFFlash Back Friday
FFFollow Friday
FIFYFixed It For You
FITBFill In The Blank
FMLF**** My Life
FOMOFear Of Missing Out
FTFYFixed That For You
FTLFor The Loss
FTWFor The Win
FWBFriends With Benefits
FWIWFor What It’s Worth
FYEFor Your Entertainment
FYEOFor Your Eyes Only
FYIFor Your Information
GAGo Ahead
GALGet A Life
GFGirl Friend
GMGood Morning
GNGood Night
GTRGetting Ready
HANDHave A Nice Day
HBHurry Back
HBDHappy Birthday
HBUHow About You
HMBHit Be Back
HMUHit Me Up
HRUHow Are You
HTHHope This Helps
IACIn Any Case
ICYMIIn Case You Missed It
IDCI Don’t Care
IDKI Dont Know
IIRCIf I Remember Correctly
IKRI Know Right
ILYI Love You
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IMMDIt Made My Day
IMYI Miss You
IRLIn Real Life
ISI’m Sorry
ISOIn Search Of
IU2UIt’s Up To You
J4FJust For Fun
JAMJust A Minute
JFYJust For You
JICJust In Case
JKJust Kidding
JSYKJust So You Know
LMALeave Me Alone
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off
LMBOLaughing My Butt Off
LMKLet Me Know
LOLLaugh Out Loud
LTNSLong Time No See
LYLASLove You Like A Sister
M/FMale or Female
MPMy pleasure
MSMMainstream Media
MUMiss You
MYOBMind Your Own Business
NAGINot A Good Idea
NBDNo Big Deal
NMNot Much
NPNo Problem
NSFLNot Safe For Life
NSFWNot Safe For Work
NTSNote To Self
NVMNever Mind
OCOriginal Content
OFCOf course
OICOh ! I See
OKOlla Kalla or Oll Korrect
OMDOh My Damn
OMGOh My Goodness
OMWOn My Way
OTOff Topic
PAWParents Are Watching
PFAPlease Find Attachment, Predictive Failure Analysis
POTDPhoto Of The Day
POVPoint Of View
PTBPlease Text Back
Q4UQuestion For You
RBTLRead Between The Lines
RIPRest In Peace
RLReal Life
ROFLRolling On the Floor Laughing
RTMRead The Manual
SITDStill In The Dark
SMSocial Media
SMHShaking My Head
SNHSarcasm Noted Here
SOLSooner Or Later
STBYSucks To Be You
SYSSee You Soon
TBATo Be Announced
TBHTo Be Honest
TBTThrowback Thursday, Truth Be Told
TFHThread From Hell
TFTIThanks For The Invite
TGIFThank God It’s Friday
TIAThanks in Advance
TILToday I Learned
TIMETears In My Eyes
TL;DRToo Long; Didn’t Read
TLCTender Loving Care
TMIToo Much Information
TTYLTalk To You Later
TTYSTalk To You Soon
TYVMThank You Very Much
U4FYou Forever
VBGVery Big Grin
VSFVery Sad Face
WBWelcome Back
WBUWhat About You?
WEGWicked Evil Grin
WOMWord of Mouth
WOTDWord Of The Day
WruWho Are You
WTHWhat The Heck?
WTPAWhere The Party At?
WU?Whats Up
WYCMWill You Call Me?
WYWHWish You Were Here
XOXOHugs and Kisses
YGMYou’ve Got Mail
YNKYou Never Know
YOLOYou Only Live Once
YWYou’re Welcome

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