WYO In Snapchat – All You Need To Know

WYO In Snapchat

What is the meaning of WYO in Snapchat? For those who are not aware of Snapchat, here is a brief intro for them. Snapchat is a very popular messaging app launched by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Robert Brown. The app has over 170 million users from all around the world with 200 million pictures shared on regular basis using it. It enables users to share images and videos with their known ones. The main cause behind Snapchat’s huge growth lies in the concept that multimedia texts can’t accessible after a time limit. Snapchat is very popular on iOS or Android.

It is just like the Pokemon Go game in which you can place any AR picture and experience it in the real world. Rather than AR Snapchat also gives features like:

  • Snap map to track/record everything that is going on in the world.
  • Personal Emoji to create your own emoji and view it as a real-life with the help of AR.
  • AR Stickers also experience the world with unique Stickers. You can place any sticker anywhere in the real world.
  • Special effects are available to modify any image, video. Like you can modify the voice pitch to make it funny. You can also create stickers of your own.
  • Snapchat News to keep track/record of what’s going on in the world. All news is published by trusted publishers like The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, The wall street journal, and much more.

Well, the snap stories can take effort, time, and the best stickers to make. Snapchat not only loads of stickers, both animated or static. They feature Bitmoji, emoji, and your location. But today we learn about the new feature WYO. Come let’s take a deep look:


WYO stands for ‘What you on’. The phrase is used by people to ask each other about their plans whenever they would be up for company during the time.  WYO is usually used among friends or family members to discuss plans and is especially coming your way if you are on a holidays or leave from your work.

Where To Use WYO

WYO is used in the following cases:

  • If you want to ask someone about their current plans
  • When you want to ask anyone what are they doing
  • To make plans with someone for the day

If you well aware of acronyms then maybe you have noticed that WYO is quite idetical to WYD and that is true. However, it can be used in the same cases as WYD and only differs in the fact that can be used to make new plans besides catch up with a friend on the text.

How To Setup & Use WYO


You can also use WYO in different ways on Snapchat. Let’s take a deep look at some of the most common ones.


Snapchat added the new functionality where your face gets superimposed on different animations to make it appear that you are doing actions. Also, you can use Cameos to share a WYO to your loved ones. Just input in WYO in the text field and click on the ‘Cameo’ icon to your right. Choose the cameo that you find appropriate and just send it to the concerned contact.


Another way to say WYO to your loved ones is to use stickers. Snapchat offers a huge collection of stickers that can be used to accentuate your Snaps. There are lots of dedicated stickers for WYO which means that you can also add them to a Snap and share it to your loved ones. In this way you can send them your picture or help ask them about their plans.


The old tried and tested techniques with no hoops and nothing fancy to jump through. Just input in WYO for your concerned contact and share them to make new plans. If you are feeling a bit fancy then simply add the same WYO text to a Snap and then send it to your contact as well. Also, it comes quite handy if you are at an event or party that you want tease your friend.

Some other acronyms identical to WYO

Here are some other acronyms that can helps you to spice up your everyday conversations with buddies and family members on Snapchat.


WYD translates to ‘What’re you doing’ and is another way for people to ask what is up with someone on Snapchat. There are various cameos and stickers for this acronym that can helps you to make the most out of it on Snapchat.


LMK translates to ‘Let me Know’ and it can be used to ask for updates or finish of conversations. Also, you can use it in classifieds or casual deals where you would be meeting up with someone for an online listing. This term is also used to update plans to someone and then ask their opinion on the same.


DYK translates to ‘Did you know’ and is an alternative way to share facts with your lovedones. Also, it can be used to share gossips or simply inform them about new happenings that might be important to them. DYK is a commonly used acronym that can be used by news agencies on Snapchat TV to communicate and save space a news story.


I hope this article helped you to learn everything you needed to know about WYO on Snapchat. If there are many acronyms that you want to know about then feel free to share them in the comments section below!

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