Quick PSA Definition
PSA means Public Service Announcement.
What Does PSA Mean? – The Full Answer
PSA is a slang abbreviation that stands for Public Service Announcement.
It is usually used at the start of a message to indicate that it contains information or advice that is in the public interest.
PSAs convey information to raise awareness of an issue and often promote changes in attitude or behavior.
Where Would You See PSA?
In texting and on social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, websites such as Reddit, and messaging apps such as Snapchat.
PSA: The liquor store closes in two hours. Move your ass!
PSA: Don’t tag your friends in photos at the carnival today, unless you’re sure they didn’t call in sick to work.
Just as a PSA: I am very sensitive and have a long memory, so anything you say to me will never be forgotten.
PSA: If you’re going to have sex in your car, in the garage, with the car running, DO NOT close the garage door. The fumes in the garage WILL kill you!!!
PSA: don’t hit on people when they’re working
Random PSA Stuff
The earliest public service announcements were made before and during the Second World War in the UK and US.
Other PSA Meanings
Prostate Specific Antigen – a protein produced by the prostate gland.
Pro Snowboarders Association – an organization that was created in 1990 to promote and protect the rights of professional snowboarders.
Photographic Society of America – a non-profit organization with around 5,500 members that was established in 1934 for casual, amateur and professional photographers. The main aims of the PSA are to promote the art and science of photography, and to provide education, information, inspiration, and opportunity for all persons interested in it.
Professional Skaters Association – the largest figure skating coaches association in the world.
IATA code for Pisa International Airport in Italy. It is also known as Galileo Galilei Airport and is the main airport in the region of Tuscany.
PSA Airlines is an American regional airline headquartered at Dayton International Airport, Ohio. It flies under the American Eagle brand for American Airlines.
Groupe PSA is a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles sold under the Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands.
Last Updated: August 18, 2018