Instagram slangs: You always come across them while scrolling your feed. It may be something weired like MFW and AMA, DAE and YOLO.  You may wonder “what in the world are these?”
Not to burst your bubble, but it’s far from enough to understand what is going on Instagram. The IG language is the reflection of its streams and trends. You gotta keep up with it.
Lets get started.
Here are the basic SMS/Instagram Slangs:

20 Instagram Slangs for Your Cool Quotient

CSL — Can’t Stop Laughing

Instagram Slang -CSL - Cant Stop Laughing
Laugh like there is no tomorrow.
This internet slang is just another version of ROFL, LOL and the likes of them. Saw a prank video? Leave a CSL comment on it.

AMA — Ask Me Anything

Instagram Slang - AMA - Ask Me Anything
You see, I am an Expert. So AMA!
If you came across a post like, “I am bored, AMA”, freely torture the person with your question about them or anything for that matter as AMA means the person is ready to answer any questions. This Instagram and internet slang is used to start conversations and get the comments for a post.

TBT — Throwback ThursdayInstagram Slang -TBT- Throwback Thursday

It is one of the famous Instagram slangs. It is used when someone posts a photograph on Thursday reminiscing the moments in the past.

FBF — Flashback Friday

Instagram Slang - FBF - Flashback Friday
Here you go!
Almost the same as #TBT(Throwback Thrusday), #FBF is the day of old photos, only this time it falls on Friday. By the way, that’s a great hack to get more likes and followers. But if you are dead set on promoting your account, it’s better to do that with InstaCaptain. It guarantees the most careful and risk-free promotion and provides you with stunning additional services — Auto DM and Scheduled Posting. So if you haven’t tried that yet…


Instagram Slang- Foodporn
Ohhh! Yeahhh! I’m loving it…
As a rule, foodporn is a hashtag that is placed under photos of delicious food. If you haven’t read any article about this kind of porn Bon Appétit, Baby: Food Porn On Instagram, you should do that!


Instagram Slang - Goals
Just Do it.
This is an ideal example, a standard, an example of what everyone wants.
This word is placed under the pictures of what you want to achieve, what you visually really like. It is used mainly by Insta-girls talking about relations and friendship: such as “friendship goals,” “relationship goals,” etc.

GOAT — Greatest Of All Times

Millennials Slang - GOAT - Greatest of All Times
You’re GOAT!
To praise someone or something, or to note that they are the best, use this IG slang. Call your friend a GOAT in the comments, and I can assure you, he or she will be thankful!

HIFW — How I Felt When

Millennials Slang- HIFW - How I Felt When
HIFW some one asks me money!
When you’re unsure about how to express , put up a relatable Instagram video, photo, or a gif and use the meme slang – HIFW in the caption and people will get your message.

TIL — Today I Learned

Millennials Slang - TIL - Today I learned
TIL new stuff!
Nope, it’s not a reference to Til Schweiger. When you want to share with your followers some new information you discovered and that impressed you so much, just start your post with TIL or use it as a hashtag!

MIRL — Me In Real Life

Meme Slang - MIRL - Me in Real Life
MIRL when I fall from the ramp
Do you love laughing at yourself? Find a meme describing you in the best way possible and add the meme slang MIRL. People will appreciate your sense of humor. Or you can simply add it while posting a photo of you as you are without any photoshop and people will know that’s an authentic photo.

MFW — My Face When

Slang of Internet- MFW - My Face When
MFW someone approaches me
That’s also a meme-slang— an additional method of having fun on Instagram.

FTFY — Fixed That For You

Internet Slang FTFY - Fixed That For You
Mission Accomplished!
If this dude wrote something with a mistake, grammatical, or logical one, let him or her know that and don’t forget to add FTFY at the end.

MCM — Man Crush Monday

Slangs of Instagram - MCM - Man Crush Monday
When I see my man crush approaching me
Monday is the day when everyone shares photos of their favorite men, usually celebrities.

OH and RLRT — overheard and Real-Life Retweet

Slangs of internet OH - Overhear
Instagram Slang – OH – Overhear

Such ‘retweets’ from life came from Twitter. They are used when users refer to a story they heard in real life like gossips, controversies, etc. Usually, this is something strange, shocking or funny from overheard conversations.

POTD — Picture Of The Day

Internet Slang - POTD - Photo of the Day
Instagram Slangs – POTD – Photo of the Day
Instagram users put the internet slang #POTD under the photo that they think is the most successful of the day. Well, or just under the one that reflects their mood today.

OOTD — Outfit of the Day

Instagram Slang - OFTD - Outfit Of The Day
Isn’t it the OFTD?
Like POTD, OFTD is a trending millennial slang. Users use this slang on Instagram to share the outfit their are wearing for the day.

YOLO — You Only Live Once

"InternetIt is used all over the Internet, so people have got tired of it. The motto of the slang is to encourage people to take risky actions like adventure, achieving dreams, etc. So, they never miss the interesting moments of their lives.

ELI5 — Explain Like I’m 5

Internet Slang - ELI5 — Explain Like I’m 5
Instagram Slangs- ELI5 -Explain Like I’m 5
To express your extreme ignorance of the topic use ELI5. Eg., I know nothing about the auto follow, auto like, auto comment and auto DM features of InstaCaptain, ELI5! That’s  a great millennial slang to engage your followers in the conversation:)


That’s the full thesaurus of Instagram slangs for today. Enjoy and do not forget to use it to keep pace with the Instagram world. And always remember that you can always entrust your promotion on Instagram to InstaCaptain.