What does ML mean on TikTok?

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While using TikTok or other social media apps like Snapchat or Instagram, you may have seen someone use the term ML — but what exactly does this mean? Here’s everything to know.

TikTok is one of the biggest hubs for viral content on the internet, and users frequently use a range of different slang terms and acronyms to communicate on the app.

Some of these have originated on TikTok, but many of them predate the short-form video platform, and are used widely across apps such as Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and more.

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ML is one term you might have seen on TikTok, and while it can sometimes be used in videos, it is most often used by people in direct messages.

But what exactly does it mean? Here is everything you need to know.

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There are a number of different slang terms used on TikTok.

What does ML mean?

On social media, ML is often used as an abbreviation of ‘My Love.’ This is used as a term of endearment, though does not necessarily have to be romantic, and you will usually see this used in direct messages.

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Another possible meaning is ‘Much Love,’ which is just used as a way of sending your love and appreciation to someone.

Other users have also reported using ML to mean ‘Mega Lose’ or ‘Massive Lose,’ so the meaning of the acronyms will change depending on the context.

These are not the only possible meanings of ML, and each person may use it to mean different things, so take note of the situation it’s used in to establish its meaning.

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If there are any other widely used terms and phrases 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.

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