G2G is a well-known internet slang term that’s used across multiple social networks. It has other meanings, however, that you might not expect.
Government officials might disagree, but “G2G” is a three-letter abbreviation that’s firmly in the internet slang camp in the year 2021. Here’s a look at the term, how to use it, and alternatives.
What is G2G?
On the internet, the term G2G means “got to go” or “gotta go.“The line is left in instant messaging, email, or text messaging when a recipient needs to leave the conversation immediately. Using G2G stresses urgency and could mean the person is already late for an appointment or other event. The term is found on major social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Snapchat, TikTok, and Instagram.
In some cases, you might see the joint term online, GTG TTYL, which means “go to go, talk to you later.” If you’re really in a hurry, you can also use GGN “gotta go now,” GGOH “gotta get outta here,” and GR “gotta run.”
Alternatively, instead of using GTG, you might consider CYA “see you,” BBL “be back later,” or BBS “be back soon.”
G2G can also mean “good to go,” which a person might use to signify the start of something or casual mention the time has come to leave.
Examples of G2G being used on Twitter include:
9yrs on twitter g2g 4ever
— rsemry (@_rosemarym) August 11, 2021
There are a few other meanings to the abbreviation GTG. In politics, it means government-to-government. Elsewhere you’ll find it as Global to Global, Glory to God, Girl to Girl, Go to Girl, Guy to Girl, Girl to Girl, and many more.
There’s also G2G, a Gamer2Gamer digital marketplace that focuses on eSports. On the site, buyers and selling of digital goods can meet.
We’ve covered many different internet- or technology-based abbreviations, including COPPA, IRL, and more. So please keep checking back with us to learn more about what these memes and other types of internet slang you pick up on mean.