What does TBC mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

TBC Meaning

TBC stands for To Be Continued or To Be Confirmed.

TBC is an internet slang initialism that is used to show that something is not yet finished or not yet decided.

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How is TBC used? Use Cases & Examples

Depending on the context, teenagers use this slang term to convey that an event, show, or conversation is not finished and will be taken up again in the near future. Additionally, it can mean that plans or decisions have not yet been finalized.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term TBC:

-What happened when they left the party?
-TBC Mom just drove up.

-We got to the end of the season and it’s tbc – aggro

-She ran out of character space so the post is tbc.

-What did your parents say?
-They won’t agree to let me go or pay for my ticket as long as all the main info is still TBC periodt

How to Identify if your child is using the TBC slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term TBC is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the TBC slang word

Slang terms with multiple meanings require context for comprehension. It is essential to have a frame of reference before making judgements about messages that contain these slang expressions. This requirement to check out the messages is the perfect segueway into a conversation about being savvy consumers of information. Here are some conversation starters for talking with your kid about being a critical reader:
  • Do you know people who start commenting on a post before they’ve even read the whole thing?
  • Sometimes I worry that there’s no such thing as objective news reporting. What do you think?
  • When I hear a reporter say something vague such as an expert in military affairs rather than something specific such as retired three-star general in the army, John Doe, I become suspicious about their sources. How do you evaluate what you hear or read online?
  • How do you react when a friend posts information that is obviously fake?
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