The REAL Definitions of Those Social Media Terms

The advent of the Internet, followed by its multitude of uses, culminating – for now – in the vast impact of Social Media – brought with it a whole new vocabulary. Call in vernacular, lingo, or buzzwords. It doesn’t matter. Just as politics often hijacks certain words so they never again carry their original meaning, so has Social Media. Popular culture does the same thing. In my parent’s day, “gay” meant having a good time. Fred Astaire starred in “The Gay Divorcée”, which was anything but a movie about sexuality.

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