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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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.
And of course this theory is entirely un-nuanced and willfully ignores the fact that Asian emoticons and western emoticons are fundamentally different (in brief: Asian emoticons tend to focus on the "eyes" to convey emotions whereas western ones focus on the "mouth") and that Chinese social networks are not at all centered on English-based netlingo as they use their own language.
If not, then it's time you should know that this humble numerical message actually means that your child is suggesting oral sex, according to a new list by NetLingo.
There are spikes in the amount of usage for each acronym, and regional variations," said Erin Jansen, founder of NetLingo.
According to Netlingo (2006), "Information traveling on the Internet usually takes a circuitous route to its destination computer, through several intermediary computers.
When I began researching the alternative health space on the Web, I was amazed to see the lack of quality information portals," said Erin Jansen, Editor-in-Chief and founder of the well-known internet dictionary, NetLingo.
com, is offering the NetLingo Search Box, http://www.
In addition, it gives users quick and easy access to the NetLingo dictionary.
Netlingo is a comprehensive site which allows browsers to search for internet-related terms and phrases and find out their meaning in plain English.
Created in 1995, NetLingo is a source of insight for millions of Internet users from around the world every month, helping them make sense of the jargon that consumes the Internet.
Erin Jansen, Creator of NetLingo explains, "The NetLingo Search Box was created to help Web publishers integrate NetLingo.