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What does SFS mean?

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Social networks are generally one of the more popular platforms on the internet at the moment, and people there use a lot of hashtags, which are a popular way to get your posts to grab more eyeballs. One such common hashtag that you might’ve seen on your favourite social media platform is SFS.

Here we’ve explained the possible meanings of SFS, why and how is the acronym used.

What is SFS?

SFS usually means one of the following three things on social networks or messages, including when being used as a hashtag.

  • Shoutout For Shoutout
  • Snap For Snap
  • Spam For Spam

Also read: What does ISTG mean?

What is the purpose of SFS?

The call-to-action hashtag is often used in the aforementioned forms to tell the reader or viewer that the post creator is offering a shoutout in exchange for a shoutout or will send a snap in exchange for a snap on Snapchat.

How is the hashtag SFS used?

When you search SFS on a social media platform, you are directly lead to a page wherein all the accounts that are posting related to shoutout, spam or snaps are collected together under this hashtag. This is such a popular hashtag that it can lead you towards gaining views on your videos and likes on your posts quite easily as the hashtag ‘Shoutout For Shoutout’, when put together, means promoting each other’s account — often also referred to as exchanging engagement on a social network.

Ishika Aggarwal

Ishika Aggarwal