Words the internet has given us

This article, and the book by Tom Chatfield, explain the origins of words related to the internet and digital communications. It’s fascinating, and although some of them are in common useage, it’s a good reminder that jargon can exclude readers who aren’t familiar with the terms. Excessive use of internet jargon or any other industry or company specific terms or abbreviations can be an easy way to lose your audience’s interest.

The best ten words the internet has given us