Internet slang has been around for years, and with each new platform it only evolves further, which means social media is practically full of code.
The rise of TikTok has brought with it a plethora of slang terms such as “bsf,” “fyp,” “of,” and more.
Have you seen the term “asl” being used online and struggled to understand the meaning? To find out, read on below!
What does ASL stand for on TikTok?
The abbreviation “asl,” which is used on TikTok as well as other platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, means “as hell.”
An example sentence would be: “I’m hungry asl.”
This therefore means: “I’m hungry as hell.”
However, there are other uses and meanings for the same three letters “ASL” online.
One of the other meanings for “ASL” is “American Sign Language,” though when used to mean that, the letters will usually be capitalised.
Another meaning for “ASL” is “age, sex, location.”
TikTok slang terms explained
FYP– Stands for “For You Page”
The For Your Page is the main page on TikTok where you can watch videos suggested for you by the TikTok algorithm, similar to the Explore Page on Instagram.
BSF– stands for “Best Friend”
Although BFF used to be the most popular way of referring to someone you’re close with, recently use of the term “BSF” has suddenly been on the rise, particularly on TikTok.
OF– stands for “Only Fans”
The abbreviation “OF” is used by TikTok users who want to refer to the online subscription service without actually spelling it out so that their video doesn’t get reported or removed.