What does WTW mean on Snapchat?

What Does WTW Mean On Snapchat
What Does WTW Mean On Snapchat

This Techfyba article covers the topic of what does “WTW” mean on Snapchat. Snapchat users are known for their use of short words (abbreviations) while using the app. 

Abbreviations and acronyms have become a custom for Snapchat users, especially teens. 

Snapchat, the popular messaging app, is no exception to this trend, newly registered Snapchat users who are not very familiar with acronyms are always left out. 

If you’ve ever come across the term “WTW” in conversation with someone and wondered what it means. Don’t worry we got you!

In this article, you’ll learn the meaning of the acronym “WTW” on Snapchat, when to use it and how to use it. 

What does WTW mean on Snapchat?

The term “WTW” means “What’s The Word” like What’s up, serving as a casual way to initiate a conversation and inquire about someone’s well-being

WTW can be used in different contexts but it is mostly used to ask casual questions such as “How are you doing”. When someone sends you WTW in text or on Snapchat, it means that they want to know how you’re doing. 

WTW can also mean “What The What”. When someone is reacting to something surprising. 

How Is’ WTW Used?

WTW can be used as a casual gesture to ask someone how they are doing. WTW can also be used as “What The What” if the person saw something surprising. 

Depending on the context of a conversation “WTW” can mean two different things. So before you reply to WTW in a conversation, ensure that you understand the meaning of WTW which was intended. 

If someone was checking up on you, this means that they are referring to “WTW” – What’s The Word? But if the person is reacting to something out of shock, they’re probably using it to mean “What the What?”.

Understanding the context and tone of WTW in a conversation can help you easily decode its meaning. But if you’re still not sure, you can always ask the person directly. Just say something like, “What do you mean by WTW?”

Examples of WTW used in ” What’s The Word“

  • “WTW? Just got home from work, feeling exhausted.”
  • “Hey, WTW? Long time no chat.”
  • “Yo, WTW? Let’s go clubbing this weekend if you’re not busy.”

In this context, WTW means “What’s The Word”. WTW was used at the beginning of the conversation to check in on someone before continuing the conversation. 

Examples of WTW used in “What The What”

  • “John is getting married next weekend, he just called me. WTW!”
  • “My alarm didn’t go off this morning, so I’m late for work. WTW.”

In this context, WTW was used to express surprise. 


WTW can be used as a casual gesture or to express shock. 

So if you encounter WTW on Snapchat, take a moment to consider the context and tone of the conversation to determine its intended meaning.

We hope this guide gives you a clear explanation and understanding of what the acronym WTW is. 


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Khael Eke is an experienced writer and blogger in the field of consumer technology with 3 years of hands-on experience. He has been an editor at Techfyba.com from the outset and his focus and key interests are Android, Xiaomi products, Social Media applications, iOS and accessibility as well as consumer technology in general. Mike's articles will provide you with the practical solutions, knowledge and tools you need to stay ahead in the ever-evolving world of technology.

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