What Does IKYP Mean?

IKYP (I'll Keep You Posted) means "I will provide you with updates as they occur." It is typically used at the end of a conversation.

Occasionally, it is seen as WKYP and sometimes IWKYP (rare).

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When I write IKYP, I mean this: meaning of IKYP IKYP means "I will keep you posted (i.e., updated)."

Summary of Key Points

"I'll Keep You Posted" is the most common definition for IKYP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I'll Keep You Posted
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of IKYP in Sentences

Here is an example of IKYP being used in a conversation:
  • Charlie: Janice has her driving test tomorrow.
  • Jordan: Wish her luck!
  • Charlie: IKYP.

An Academic Look at IKYP

IKYP is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement), which translates best as "I will keep you posted." In other words, it is not used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Aye Kay Yoo Pee"), IKYP is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'll update you as the situation changes" instead of IKYP.

Example of IKYP Used in a Text


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