New Modern Vocabulary Recent internet based vocabulary
Tweeting To micro-blog on the website Twitter
Google The search engine company. “To Google” has also become a verb. Comes from the word “googol” which means 10100
Googlewhacking When you search for two different words in the website Google, and only one result page is found
De-friend Deleting someone you had previously added from a social networking site like Facebook
Paywall The point at which you reach a point when you must pay for content on a website
Selfie A photograph you take of oneself, usually from a mobile phone or tablet device. Informal.
BYOD An abbreviation of “bring your own device” usually referring to bringing mobile phones, computers or tablets to work
Bitcoin A new digital currency not requiring a bank for a transaction
Digital detox Aperiod of time when a person refrains from using electronic devices to reduce stress or increase social interaction in the physical world.