The practice of shopping while you are online. In contrast to e-commerce (which includes online shopping but refers to any act of conducting business online), the emphasis of online shopping is B2C (retail-oriented). For example, when a user visits a click-and-mortar and purchases a product, he or she is shopping online.
Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms. For the largest list of Internet acronyms and text message jargon, click on "more info" below!