What Does “wtw” Mean On Snapchat? And How To Use It

Have you recently been seeing “wtw” on Snapchat or in a text?

Snapchat has a lot of text abbreviations, shortcuts, hashtags and acronyms.

That is why if you are new to the platform, you might not immediately understand them.

Every one used to texting or constantly snapchatting must have used “wtw” at some point or not…

This can be strange to new users or passive texters as they may being to wonder what wtw in a text means.

In this article, I will be explaining all the meanings of wtw on Snapchat and in regular texts.

  • What does wtw mean on Snapchat?
  • How to use “wtw” in a text on Snapchat?
  • Does “wtw” also mean “what’s good”?
  • Can you use wtw as a hashtag?
  • Other popular acrynoms used on Snapchat.

What does wtw mean on Snapchat?

The acronym wtw means “What’s the word?” on Snapchat.

It literally means what’s good?, what’s going on? or what’s up?

Snappers use the wtw in texts, posts and snaps.

It a way of saving time and space in a message.

Some people who use it in texts sometimes use it so as to appear cool and trendy.
While some use it as an opening word for a conversation.

It has also been rumoured that if you use it in a Snapchat public story, you will get a lot of story views.

However, the theory has not been tested by me but I just might when next I post on my page.

How to use “wtw” in a text on Snapchat?

To use wtw in a text on Snapchat, simply add it in your text.

Or to use it in your Snap stories, you can simply write “wtw” as the caption of your post.

Another way to use it is to use it as an opening word for a conversation like I mentioned previously.

Does “wtw” also mean “what’s good”?

Yes wtw on Snapchat or any other texting platform can also mean what’s good.

While, the original meaning of wtw is what’s the word. It can also substitute for what’s good as they mean almost the same thing.

Can you use wtw as a hashtag?

Yes you can use wtw as a hashtag on any social network platform by writing “#” before “wtw”.

The end result should look something like this #wtw.

Using it as a hashtag will create an opportunity to get new friends as your viewers might sometimes decide to reply you.

Other popular acrynoms being used on Snapchat

They are quite a handful of unconventional hashtags and acronyms on Snapchat not to talk of other social platforms.

Most of the most popular text abbreviations include:

  • SSB – send snap back/single secret behaviors’
  • WYD – what are you doing?
  • BRB – be right back
  • GTG! – got to go!
  • WRU – where are you?
  • AMA – ask me anything
  • HMU – hit me up
  • HSD – happy Sunday
  • SUS – suspicious
  • ASAP – as soon as possible
  • EOD – end of discussion
  • IMO – in my opinion
  • CU – see you
  • HBD – happy birthday

Just to mention a few, these Snapchat abbreviations can be used on other platforms meaning that they are not limited to Snapchat.


A lot of texts abbreviations exist on Snapchat and wtw is one of them.

Wtw which means what’s the word, which can also mean what’s up?, what’s good or what’s happening?; is a common acronym on Snapchat.

So next time you see wtw anywhere, you don’t have to keep asking the sender what it means because you have read this article and you know what it means.

I have also listed other popular acrynoms that is mostly used on Snapchat and their various meanings, so as to make texting easier for you.

Additional Reading

How To Stop Snaps From Saving To Camera Roll

How To Fix “Sorry This Site Doesn’t Allow You To Save Pins” On Pinterest

What Does It Mean On Snapchat When It Says Pending?

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing and obsessed with 'techy things" since 2017. She is currently a 4th year med' student at the time of writing this.