What PoV means in social media?

In social media context, PoV stands for "point of view". The acronym PoV and the hashtag #pov are mainly used in captions on Instagram and TikTok, as well as in modern Internet meme culture.

Whenever you see PoV or #pov used on a social media post, it can signify 1 of 2 things:

  1. PoV as in "first-person perspective" — in this context, the content focuses on the first-person perspective, demonstrating their point of view. It essentially focuses on the "main character" of said piece of content;
  2. PoV as in "in my opinion" — in this context, PoV is used in place of "in my opinion", "I believe", and other similar phrases to express personal beliefs.