TBH (To Be Honest)
TBH: To be honest
As online and social media usage has grown today. The time spent on the internet by people has increased by several chatting sites/platforms. Many individuals and teens use short forms while texting, which has become a pattern while chatting with each other. Thus, when speaking in simple words/abbreviations, it is challenging to decide on many subjects. One of such short-from in the chatting world is, TBH. People use a word to send permission beyond the individual's vision ahead while talking in a conversion.
The full form of TBH is a "To Be Honest." It is a Social media slang commonly included in online platforms and social sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., as a term or hashtag. On Twitter, chatting, and other online text messaging sites, the TBH acronym, quite popular.
When individuals want to share their honest thoughts and opinions about a particular subject via a tweet, comment, or message, they use TBH as a hashtag. For example, writing "tbh" in a comments thread, article, or transmission in contrast to writing "to be honest" is a simple, fast, and time-saving way.
In other terms, on the internet and particularly on Instagram and Facebook, TBH is a popular internet slang that teens use to convey their thoughts on something to the people they are talking.
Individuals also use, To Be Honest, or its short form TBH on Instagram while chatting to prove their viewpoint on having a different opinion from the other individual. While talking to our buddies, we use TBH before something positive that we want to tell them.
Co-worker 1: I'm so happy that our weekly updates Submission method has changed. It didn't make much sense.
Co-worker 2: TBH, I'm amazed that they didn't do so earlier. I assume that the moment has come!
Friend 1: Hey, today, Alice looks good, huh?
Friend 2: She looks like she has not taken a nap tbh. Perhaps she works too hard?
Two friends here are speaking about their peer, Alice. On her beauty, Friend 1 praises Alice. Friend 2 uses TBH to explain that she doesn't want to say something negative about Alice; instead, she shares her truthful opinion about her looks.
Post on social media: Here are my pictures from this school break. Comment for TBH
"TBH" usage in social media messages. In this instance, the poster requests her followers to like her post and leave comments in exchange for a "TBH." She'll give her unbiased feedback about them if individuals want her material. In this example, TBH is a constructive statement about the individuals who like her material, unlike the earlier cases.
Some regular usage of these Short forms are
Hey, hi Man, What's up?
Hi Man, Nothing much. TBH I'm bored
TBH (To Be Heard)
TBH or "to be honest" is its original meaning. It also has another Full form known as "to be heard." If someone is attempting to be honest when addressing an awkward or contentious topic, TBH, it is often used.
Teens, especially on social media platforms such as Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, and Snapchat, use TBH to draw popularity. It took on a parallel definition, and the acronym became a positive comment of another voice noticed.
Other Related Acronyms to TBH is
TBCH - To be completely honest
2BH - To be honest
IIH - If I'm honest etc.
TBH is an excellent representation that tells us how abbreviations and acronyms will develop overtime—at the same time, telling us how languages exist. These living organisms grow and transform things with every generation. With the increasing success of Instagram stickers, it's disappointing that such a trend is losing slowly.