NetLingo

NetLingo

(computing, reference)
An on-line dictionary of more than 3000 terms, started in 1995 and updated monthly. NetLingo contains simple explanations and comprehensive coverage, including chat acronyms and smilies. It is also available in dead tree form.

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This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)
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Danesi also discusses the ubiquitous use "netlingo", or cyberspeak, which is now a staple part of every student's linguistic repertoire.
The more frequently used characters, based on MacKenzie and Soukoreff [108] and NetLingo.com [109], were arranged closer to the center of the keyboard, as it was the area that can be easily reached when users used one or two thumbs to type.
Destaca, entre todas, Wikipedia aunque existen muchas otras con excelente reputacion, como: Webopedia, Netlingo y Natural Science.
According to netlingo.com, ubiquitous or pervasive computing (everyware) is "a post-desktop model of human-computer interaction in which information processing has been thoroughly integrated into everyday objects and activities." (2) Contrast i his to the desktop model, where a "single user consciously engages a single device for a specialized purpose." (3)
(3) According to netlingo.com there are four type of trolls: Playtime Trolls (simplistic approach); Tactical Trolls (more serious engagement); Strategic Trolls (tactical response, mob mentality, death threats); Domination Trolls (create "bona-fide" mailing lists).
(18.) Social Networking, NETLINGO: THE INTERNET DICTIONARY, http://www.netlingo.eom/word/social-networking.php (last visited Mar.
(97.) Opt-Out, NETLINGO, http://www.netlingo.com/word/opt-out.php
So like the word "social media" that he uses is the new word for "social networking" beyond these text-based interfaces, so the word "trolling", has gone from meaning simply "act of posting a message in a newsgroup that is obviously exaggerating something on a particular topic" as described in 1995 in the Internet dictionary NetLingo, to refer to a specific act of posting inflammatory or obnoxious content (which may not be text) for one's own or others entertainment.
The IM discourses present speech-like spontaneity and informality: boundaries between speech and writing have merged to such an extent that a new genre, termed as 'netlingo' and 'netspeak', is developing in Computer Mediated Communication (CMC).
Unlike most geeks, however, I have long had a problem with the unique mixture of memes, emoticons, txtspeak and 1337 which constitute netlingo. You know what I mean by netlingo: various forms of punctuation mimicking facial expression that pepper written texts everywhere, interspersed with the word FAIL and acronyms like the ubiquitous LOL (which had a strange shift of meaning from Lots of Love in the mid-90s to Laughing Out Loud) and OMG (Oh My God) all the way to the downright arcane like gpoyw (gratuitous picture of yourself wednesday - which is a blogging term used often on Tumblr).