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What Does ML Mean On TikTok?

Zoe Kramer March 14, 2023

TikTok users love their acronyms. Just like other parts of the internet, posters and commenters alike are eager to convey what they’re saying in as few words as possible. In the rapid paced world of internet communication, efficiency is key. One acronym you may have stumbled upon on the app is ML. However, if you’re not sure what it means, not to worry. Here is the answer to what does ML mean on TikTok, and some other popular acronyms that are handy to know.

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What Does ML Mean On TikTok?

The most common meaning of ML on TikTok is “Much Love.” So, if you see someone use this acronym, they are most likely wishing you or whoever else they are addressing well and showing affection. They may use it to sign off a comment or a DM. For example, “Looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday. ML.” Or, they may incorporate it into their sentence. For example, “ML to you and your family this holiday season.” Either way, the acronym is used as a friendly and polite touch to their message.

Other Possible Meanings of ML

While “Much Love” is the predominant use of ML, the acronym can also be used with different meanings. One of these is “My Love.” With this meaning, the acronym is used as a term of endearment. The best context clue to look for with this interpretation is to see whether it’s being used as direct address.

Someone might also use it to mean “Mega Lose” or “Massive Lose.” This comes with the terminology of Ws meaning wins and Ls meaning losses. So in this case, ML would be used to express disapproval in a casual or possibly ironic way.

ML could also refer to “Machine Learning,” which is one of the capabilities of AI. For example, someone might ask, “Do you think ML will replace our jobs in the future?” Any tech-oriented context clues might indicate this meaning.

Other TikTok Acronyms To Know

There are a lot of other acronyms that are commonly used on TikTok that can be handy to know. One common one is POV, which stands for Point Of View. FYP stands for For You Page, which is TikTok’s feed of videos tailored to the user. FR stands for For Real, and TFW stands for That Feeling When.

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Zoe Kramer has been writing for GRV Media’s student-centric website Freshered since October 2022 and is now also contributing to HITC. She graduated from Cardiff University in 2022 with a BA in Journalism, Media and English Literature. During her time in university, she worked for her student newspaper as well as completing an internship with a book publisher. She has also written and continues to write book and theatre reviews. She is excited to now be pursuing a career as a journalist and learning something new every day. In particular, she loves writing about student life, books, the Internet, and travel. Originally from the United States, she is enjoying living abroad in the UK.