What Does U2B Mean in a Text?

U2B means "YouTube." The term U2B is an abbreviated way of saying YouTube (the video-sharing site).

Of note, YouTube was created in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who knew each other from their days with the then start-up, Paypal. YouTube (or U2B) is the world's most popular website. Visitors to YouTube watch over 4 billion hours' worth of videos each month.

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When I write U2B, I mean this:

meaning of U2B

U2B means YouTube.

Summary of Key Points

"YouTube" is the most common definition for U2B on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of U2B in Sentences

Here are examples of U2B being used in conversations:
  • Adrian: I want to learn how to dance to impress the girls.
  • Harry: Look on U2B. There are loads of videos that will help.
  • Tina: Does anyone know how to knit a pair of socks?
  • Wendy: Just U2B it.
  • (Here, U2B is being used as a verb.)

An Academic Look at U2B

U2B is typically used as a noun (i.e., a naming word) because it is the name of the video-sharing site. For example:
  • I love looking at cats on U2B.
  • (Here, U2B is being used as a noun.)
U2B can also be used as a verb (i.e., a doing word). For example:
  • She wanted to learn to swim so I told her to U2B it.
  • (Here, U2B is being used as a verb.)

Using Numbers in Texts

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

Example of U2B Used in a Text

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