slang / Web Slang

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slideshare: buzzword bingo
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Learn the lingo (with buzzwordbingo)! Here are some of our favorite words from the Web.

Augmented reality - Live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are augmented by virtual computer-generated imagery.

Badge - Device or accoutrement which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service

Clicktivism - Virtual 'activism' using clicks to fave, digg, like and follow
Activism after Clicktivism: How to restore our revolutionary potential – Micah White http://bit.ly/cJUNUp

Digital echo chamber - Going online to hear others repeating your thoughts (related: ego surfing)

Digital native - a person who grows up using digital media and communications systems, and thus has complete familiarity with them.

Gameification - The idea of turning an otherwise mundane process into a game, to give people more of an incentive to do it
Source: And now, the weather... from 1914

h/t = Hat Tip
Hyperlocal -
Long Tail -

Mashup - App or website that combines data, presentation or functionality from two or more sources to create new services.

Password fatigue - a level of frustration reached by having too many different passwords to remember, resulting in an inability to remember even those most commonly used.

tl;dr = Too Long Didn't Read

Unfriend - To remove someone as a `friend’ from a social networking site such as Facebook.
New Oxford American Dictionary 2009 Word of the Year

WIIFM - What's in it for me? (WIIFM)

Wikification - The process of opening online content to allow for collaboration from users; to turn an online site into a wiki.

Buzzword Bingo @ 09.2010