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Definition of DNI

In TikTok slang DNI means “Do not interact” which in English translates to “do not interact”.


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Many of these terms and abbreviations originate exclusively on the TikTok platform, while others originated elsewhere on the Internet and are used on various social media platforms, including Twitter, or Instagram.

If you are a regular user of TikTok, you may have come across someone using the acronym DNI in that application. It may appear in their profile, but you may also see it in video captions or even in comments.
So you’ve probably seen “DNI” in a TikTok video, meaning “Do Not Interact”. This acronym is used on the internet especially by users who distribute NSFW content that is obviously explicit and intended for people over the age of 18.

This acronym allows users to signal that they will not interact with minors, and also means a warning to those cybernauts who are underage.

Users also use DNI when they do not want to interact with people who support or follow certain things and with so many netizens in the world using the social network TikTok, there is an increasing number of acronyms and slang terms being used.


In a hospital you have the choice of choosing “DNI”, which stands for “Do Not Intubate” which ensures that doctors do not mistakenly stick a tube down a patient’s throat to prolong their life.