Facebook has the most diverse audience of all social media platforms. It is responsible for people using acronyms in their chats, comments, and everyday life. Facebook’s acronym vocabulary is more extensive than many social media apps. FTN is one of such Facebook Acronyms.
FTN is an acronym for “F*ck that noise.” It is a statement to show rejection or anger toward something. Noise in FTN represents any event, idea, or thought, and people use FTN to show anger against it.
FTN is sometimes a causal statement regarding something. However, primarily it represents extreme hate.
We will explain in detail what “FTN” means, how to use and reply to it, and bring out some other meanings of “FTN.”
What Is “FTN” on Facebook?
FTN means “F*ck that Noise.” It is an expression to show hate and despair on a particular matter.
Most people get confused about the use of “noise” in this phrase. In the FTN, noise doesn’t represent the typical unpleasant sound. But it means unpleasant things, statements, events, or anything you found disturbing.
Since “FTN” can be quite a rude term, people only use it in a state of ultimate fury. “FTN” has a North American origin, but since Facebook is a global platform, it’s now used globally.
How Is “FTN” Used on Facebook?
As we discuss some examples, it would be clear how “FTN” is used.
- John: Hey, have you heard 30% tax will be imposed on paying via credit card on restaurants.
- Malley: I am tired of this thing. FTN.
Interpretation: Malley is not happy with the situation. He uses “FTN” for his expression.
In Group chat, everyone makes fun of one person. He says, ‘FTN, I am leaving this group.‘
Interpretation: “FTN” is used in this context as an expression to get fed up with the situation.
- Christian: If you don’t work hard, you’ll stay poor.
- Oliver: FTN. I don’t believe that.
Interpretation: Oliver uses “FTN” to both disagree about the Christian idea and show his anger.
Nobody needs to use “FTN” in chat. But often, in the comments, too, when people are angry about an official saying something and don’t like it, “FTN” is used.
How To Reply to Someone When They Use “FTN”
Since “FTN” is an expression of anger and can be rude, in many cases, you and other people are on the same page, and you don’t mind their using “FTN.”
However, things become complicated if someone uses “FTN” against someone, as in example #3. But still, you can’t do anything as the person has already decided about a particular thing.
What you can do is not bother the other person anymore. Or you can act like you don’t care.
As in Example #3, Christian will reply: As you wish, man, follow or not, your choice.
Other Meanings of “FTN” on Facebook
Besides “F*ck that noise,” there could be other meanings of “FTN” on Facebook.
“FTN” as “First Thing Noticed”
As indicated, it is used to define the first thing someone notices. This observation can be about a person, place, or any occasion. For example:
- John: Have you visited the downtown gaming shop?
- James: Yeah. FTN was a PS5.
FTIN (First thing I noticed) and FTYN (First thing you noticed) can sometimes replace “FTN.” But the meaning will remain the same.
“FTN” as “Free the Nukes”
This meaning is used by social and political organizations that want the world free from nuclear weapons.
Lately, many people have been using the phrase ‘Free the Nukes.’ Therefore, if you have politically active Facebook Friends, you might see “FTN.”
“FTN” as “Face the Nation”
Face the Nation is the longest-running News program. It was first started in 1954. This TV program is abbreviated as “FTN.”
Since Facebook covers all age groups, people may use “FTN” to describe the news show ‘Face the Nation.’
We have listed all the popular meanings of “FTN” with examples. Hopefully, now, if someone uses “FTN” on Facebook, you know what they meant. Again emphasizing the context is necessary to encode the meaning.