Have you ever watched a Livestream specifically gaming and got astonished by the sudden F spam in the comment section? If you are wondering what this F in the chat(also Fs) signifies and from where did it originate, you have come to the right place.
F In The Chat Meaning
The phrase arrised from the meme Press F to pay respect. As the name suggests, sometimes streamers call for viewers to press or spam F in the chat as a tribute or respect to someone or something. It is used to express sorrow, and compassion but most commonly it is used ironically to mock an embarrassing situation or a funny failed moment.
F in the chat first appeared first in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in around 2014.
Call of Duty (COD) is a first-person shooter game that can be played in multiplayer mode.
One of the in-game features enabled players to press F on their keyboard or X on the controller to pay tribute or respect to the fallen in-game soldier.
Spread And Usage
It spread like wildfire on the internet because of the attention it grabbed, it gave rise to a new meme material in the gaming community.
Many memes related to F in the chat floated on social media platforms like Twitter, Reddit, 9GAG, and similar.
To date, the phrase is commonly used on Twitch, a live streaming webpage often used by gamers. Viewers will comment on the phrase if their streamer dies in the game.
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