What does 304 mean on TikTok?

Kawter Abed
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304 has become a popular term on social media platforms like TikTok, but what does it actually mean? Here’s everything you need to know about the meaning of 304.

TikTok is a social media platform used by people of all ages, meaning that talking about inappropriate subject matters can lead to your account being suspended or deleted.

Due to the app’s strict moderating rule, creators and users have come up with unique terms and codewords to discuss more taboo or adult-themed topics.

One of the most popular terms on TikTok is ‘accountant,’ which refers to people in the adult entertainment industry. The slang blew up after “struggling actor” Rocky Paterra explained in a song why he prefers to tell people he’s an accountant rather than having to explain what he actually does for a living.

Now, another codeword known as ‘304’ is making the rounds on the app, and many users aren’t sure what it means. Here’s what you should know next time you see the term on TikTok.

What is 304 on TikTok?

A 304 is a term used to refer to a promiscuous woman or sex worker. If you type the number 304 into an old-school LED calculator and flip it upside down, it should look like the word “h*e,” which some use as a slang word for the profession.

The top Urban Dictionary definition for 304 states that it’s “a way you can call a thot or b*tch a h*e without actually calling her that.”

However, on TikTok, the term is primarily used by women themselves and does not seem to have a negative connotation.

Since the short-form video app has banned certain words or phrases, a TikTok community known as ‘304tok’ has emerged, providing a space for sex workers to discuss their experiences, answer questions, and educate people.

If there are any other frequently used terms on TikTok that you don’t know the meaning of, you can check out our guide here to find out all about the app’s most popular terms.

About The Author

Kawter Abed is a London-based Entertainment Writer at Dexerto. She covers celebrity and reality TV news, and the latest viral TikTok trends. Kawter has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media, and a Master’s in International Journalism. When she's not covering celebrities and TikTok stories, she enjoys reading, binging shows on Netflix, and playing nostalgic Nintendo games. You can contact her at kawter.abed@dexerto.com