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Social Media's Word Hijacking

Kel Kelly | Posted 01.09.2013 | Technology
Kel Kelly

I grew up in the '70s. Things were so different back then. Bad hair wasn't a day, it was a way of life. Words were different back then too. Fortunately, social media has permanently hijacked some of those words and given them a completely different meaning.

Major 'Lollage:' 13 Surprising Words Now In The Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

You can now officially look up the words "liveblog," "FaceTime" and "cyberbully" in the Collins Dictionary. How ridiculously "amazeballs" (another new...

9 Crazy Words That Might End Up In The Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology

Five years ago, who thought we'd be posting messages to our "tweeps" while "livestreaming" the latest news or "cyberstalking" a crush on Facebook? To ...

15 Tech Terms We Never Want To Hear Again

Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology

From the blogosphere to microblogging platforms, the World Wide Web is full of tweeple (over) using tired tech expressions -- like the four we just dr...