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The Definitive Guide To 'Sliding In Ya DMs Like'

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‘SLIDING INTO YOUR DMs’ is a thing you have probably seen on the internet.

It’s a caption that goes with a lot of different pictures.

The phrase has been around for years. It started out as a description of hitting on someone, via Twitter – taking the conversation from @ messages to private DMs.

Per Urban Dictionary:

slide into the DMs
When you send a Direct message to someone on twitter confidently and smoothly.
Nash: “Im about to slide into the dms asking for her number!”
Cameron:”Good luck with that.”

Basically, it’s this:

Source: John Cellini/Vine

But soon, social media users began using it as a catch-all caption for pictures of all kinds.

There are all kinds of subtle variations.

Even seasonal ones.

And it’s now reached the stage where ‘slide in ur DMs like’ can be applied to almost anything.

Have we reached Peak Slide In Ya DMs? Only time will tell.

Source: Jesimein/Vine

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