What Does F2F Mean in a Text?

F2F means "Face to Face." The abbreviation F2F means seeing or meeting someone person to person rather than online or by telephone.

"Face to Face" was also a song recorded and released by French electronic-music duo Daft Punk in 2001. The song topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play list in 2004.

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When I write F2F, I mean this:

meaning of F2F

"Face to face" means to meet in person.

Summary of Key Points

"Face to Face" is the most common definition for F2F on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Face to Face
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of F2F in Sentences

Here are examples of F2F being used in conversations:
  • Liam: Do you want to Skype tonight?
  • Saskia: Are we ever going to meet F2F?
  • Ryan: Why are you wearing so much make-up?
  • Tanya: I've got a F2F interview later and want to look my best.

An Academic Look at F2F

F2F is classified by our team as an "internet slang term" as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, "internet slang terms" were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. "Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

F2F can be both an adjective, as in "the two men had a face-to-face conversation" or as an adverb, if referring to direct confrontation (e.g., "she came face-to-face with her attacker)."

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "face-to-face" instead of F2F.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of F2F Used in a Text

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