Do you know the social media language abbreviations?
These social media language abbreviations will help you get out that awkward moment where you do not have idea what your fans are talking on your social media page. It can be worse if you get it wrong. For example, WTF means Wednesday Thursday Friday for a person who is in corporate life. The same WTF in social media stands for What the F**K ?
To help you save from such awkward moment, we have listed down some commonly used social media acronyms that a social media marketer should know.
LI: Linked In
PM and DM – Private or Direct Message
If anyone asks you to PM or DM them, it basically means to text them by a private message.
Some popular ones
BRB – Be right back
This one comes directly from the phone texting era and is now very commonly used on social media as well.
AMA – As me anything
To increase engagement levels, companies run AMA campaigns on their social media platforms. These can happen on Instagram stories or in comment sections.
DYK – Did you know
It is to offer some fun or crazy facts.
FBF – Flashback Friday
While using this, people share their past photo on a Friday. It can be a photo of you having fun with friends or a team celebration done last month.
FBO – Facebook official
This is used when someone is making an announcement on Facebook, it can be about an event or a new product.
FTW – For the win
You can use this when your team achieves something or an award for an accomplishment.
There are like hundreds of these social network slang that can be extremely useful to handle your social media accounts. People on social media come with new slang or abbreviations every now and then. These abbreviations can help you connect with your audience in a better way.