However, someone that is new to Snapchat may find it difficult to understand some of the acronyms used in the app.
Many young users use words like SUS, WYO and more when Snapping.
If you have been on Snapchat long enough you will realize that WYO is used a lot by Snapchat users.
In this blog we will help you understand WYO meaning, when it is used and some other acronyms similar to WYO.
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Meaning of WYO in Snapchat & Tik Tok :
WYO basically stands for ‘What you on’.
It is a phrase that is used by people to explain what they are up to and if they would like to hang out together.
Many times the phrase is used among friends to talk about their plans.
WYO can also be used to explain something in detail. For example, ‘what are you on about?’ in other words it means ‘what are you trying to say?’
Hence, WYO meaning can change depending on the context of the conversation.
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What does ‘What you on’ (WYO) mean in text?
The meaning of WYO ‘what you on’ in text is the same as it means on Snapchat.
People can use WYO in the following way:
- Asking others about their plans
- Getting someone to explain something in detail
- As a way to catch up with someone.Another form of greeting.
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Is WYO and WYD the same?
WYO and WYD are very similar in meaning. WYD means ‘what are you doing?’.
It is another way of asking if the other person is free enough for you go and meet them.
It’s like saying ‘Hey, I am not doing anything and I am wondering what you are up to.’
Essentially WYO and WYD can have the same meaning depending on the context it is used.
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How to use WYO on Snapchat?
Here are some ways to use WYO when you are on Snapchat.
Snapchat has many stickers that you can use on your Snaps. Stickers are a great way to express how you are feeling without using so many words.
There are many stickers that explains WYO that you can add to your Snaps.
For example, using stickers that says ‘SUP’ which means ‘What is up’.
Snapchat has introduced new funky filters that will make your face look like you are doing some crazy actions. These are known as Cameos.
You can use Cameos when sending WYO to your friends.
All you need to do is type the word WYO in the text field and tap the ‘Cameo’ button on the right hand side of the screen.
Click on the Cameo you think describes what you are doing and send it to your friend.
When sending a message to your friend on Snapchat you can simply write the word WYO.
The other person that is familiar with Snap lingo will know what you are trying to say.
You can even filter the word by making it all bold and add some colors to it.
If you are doing something amazing like climbing a mountain, attending a party or anything else you can type WYO and send it to your friends.
This will definitely make everyone else jealous of what you are currently doing.
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Other acronyms similar to WYO.
As you read earlier, WYD is similar to WYO. But there are other acronyms that also have a similar meaning to WYO and can be used interchangeably.
Here are some other acroynms to know about:
This stands for ‘Let me Know’. It basically means that you want the other person to let you know what their plans are.
For instance, if you plan to meet up with a friend and your friend need some time to confirm the dates then you can type LMK. This means that your friend will let you know once they have the dates confirmed.
It can also be used to ask for someone else’s opinion.
For example, if you are having a discussion about a particular topic then you can type LMK and the other person will know that you would like to know their opinion on the topic being discussed.
DYK stands for ‘Did you know’.
This is one way of sharing facts or even gossips when friends.
For example, DYK that currently there are travel restrictions being placed in the country.
DYK is a very common acronym that is used on Snapchat TV when trying to convey a news story.
DYK can also be used when you are just informing or updating someone on your situation. For example, DYK my grandma was ill in the hospital.
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Other slangs used in Snapchat:
MK : This means ‘Mm ok’. Another way of saying yes or confirming to a statement.
ICYMI : ‘I see You Missed It’. This is a slang used to let a friend know if they missed a snap that you sent.
FYI :’For Your Information’. Using this slang you are letting the other person know that you are going to tell them something important.
SCB: ‘Snapchat Black’. This is commonly used in Snapchat for letting a person know to join them for a conversation. It is also another way of letting someone know you need to speak to them urgently.
We hope that this guide has given you a comprehensive meaning of WYO and where it can be used. Also, other acronyms that are similar to WYO and what they mean.
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