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What Is Doomscrolling?

The internet is a great place—until it’s not. You can fall into a pit of depressing news and “hot takes.” Yet many people have a tendency to come back for more. That’s where “doomscrolling” or “doomsurfing” comes in….

What Does “ROFL” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

If you say something funny in the group chat, someone might reply with “ROFL!” What does this acronym mean, and how is it different from LOL? We’ll take a look at the term, its origins, and how you can use it in your own conv…

What Does “TBF” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

Did you see someone say “TBF” in an enlightening internet debate? No, TBF doesn’t mean “total brain fart,” although you’d be forgiven for having one if you don’t recognize this initialism. Here’s what TBF means and how to use…

What Does “Sus” Mean?

Why is everyone saying “sus” lately, and what does it mean? Here’s a look into the rise of this unique piece of internet slang.

What Does “HODL” Mean?

You’re scrolling through social media, and you encounter someone saying that they’re “HODLING” or telling someone else to “HODL.” Confused? Here’s what the word means in the world of cryptocurrency and finance—and why it’s …
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