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11 Internet Slang Words Every Middle-Age Parent Needs To Know

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.02.2016 | Fifty

Tis the season of lights, and the folks at Bark ― a watchdog company that provides digital safety services ― would like to shed some of that light...

LOL, Internet Slang Around The World Is More Similar Than You'd Think

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts

Finicky grammarians are quick to bemoan the unsavory act of texting. Messaging online -- without punctuation or proper spelling -- is the death of goo...

WTF! Merriam-Webster Adds A Bunch Of Internet Slang To Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology

Emoji (noun): 😀 😌 😂 😇 Merriam-Webster just added "emoji," "meme," "WTF" and "clickbait" to the dictionary among 1,700 new words, meani...

Dan Rather Learns What 'On Fleek' And 'Dad Bod' Are

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy

If you love "Dad Bod," you'll love "Grand Dad Bod." It's fun listening to older generations learn and discuss newfangled Internet slang, but also a...

FBI Crafts 83-Page Report On What Things Like 'LOL' And 'BRB' Mean

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology

If you thought the FBI has better things to do than spend all day creating an 83-page internal version of, you thought wrong. M...

LOL: Grading College Essays With a Computer Program?

Khanh Ho | Posted 06.06.2013 | College
Khanh Ho

The debates are all about drawing a line in the sand: a line of culture and merit and standards. This is all well and good until you realize that this line is constantly being redrawn, rubbed out, revisited.

The Internet Invades The World: Slang And Memes IRL (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In this age of iPads and phones that don't make phone calls yet are still called phones, it's safe the say that the internet is everywhere. But it goe...