TIKTOK users are no strangers to abbreviations and slang on the app.
Let’s take a look at what the social media platform’s newest acronym — “DTN” — actually means.
What does DTN mean on TikTok?
Slang is often used on TikTok by users to get to the point when discussing certain topics or expressing opinions.
DTN is the newest abbreviation of the app. It means trust no one.
This trend is going viral and is especially encouraged by users who are going through a phase in their life where they feel they can no longer trust anyone around them.
Most users of the slang have experienced being scammed or simply scammed by someone close to them.
DTNFL is another variant of the trend meaning: trust nobody for life.
The meaning behind the slang is the same on other platforms including Instagram or Snapchat.
How is slang used on social media?
DTN and DTNFL are not only used on TikTok but also on platforms like Twitter.
Often users tweet something using the hashtags #DTN and #DTNFL.
For example, one user wrote: “Men are garbage. Men are the weakest link. This boy. DTNFL Periodtt.”
What other slang has TikTok generated?
TikTok has used a lot of acronyms and slang on the app over the years.
Here are a few acronyms that are often seen on social media:
- Bussin’: a great compliment and means that something is really good or amazing.
- DNI: means “do not interact” and is often used to keep young people away from 18+ content.
- PFP: stands for Profile Picture, which is the small preview image you see when you click on a person’s page.
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