What does WYO mean on Snapchat?

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WYO is a commonly used term, not just on Snapchat, but on various other social media platforms. If you’re out of the loop, here’s everything you need to know about what it means.

While using Snapchat, you have likely encountered a number of different slang terms and abbreviations, whether that’s in direct messages, snaps, or in public stories on the app.

These terms often don’t originate on Snapchat, and are used widely across other platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, and more.

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WYO is one that is used frequently on Snapchat, but if you don’t know what it means, you might have found yourself confused if someone said it to you in a direct message.

Here’s everything to know about what it means.

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What does WYO mean on Snapchat?

On Snapchat and other platforms, WYO often stands for ‘What You On?’ This phrase is used to ask somebody whether they have any plans that day, or for a certain time. Somebody might use this phrase when they want to hang out with someone, and are trying to see whether they’re free.

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‘WYO’ or ‘What You On’ is often used in a similar way to ‘What you up to?’ or ‘What are you up to?’ which could help clarify the meaning.

‘What You On’ could also be used to ask what someone’s intentions are, so there are multiple contexts in which the term can be used.

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