The majority of us are familiar with fun and conversational acronyms, but these days social media slang words can look a bit like alphabet soup. Day by day social media acronyms are becoming more normal. IKR – I know, right? It’s crazy.

Don’t worry, you haven’t lost your cool if you aren’t sure what all these terms, hashtags or acronyms on social media mean. However, knowing the meaning behind these social media abbreviations will be helpful when marketing your business and chatting with your millennial or Gen Z audience. So let’s get started!

Network-Specific Social Media Acronyms

Before we dive in, let’s start with the common acronyms related to specific social media networks. You may already know most of these, but some may be less familiar depending on which platforms you actively use.

FB – Facebook
IG – Instagr