Founded in 1995 by Erin Jansen, the company NetLingo Inc. is an information provider which publishes and licenses award-winning, educational content. Known for NetLingo.com, the popular Internet Dictionary, NetLingo publishes several information products including books (NetLingo: The Internet Dictionary, NetLingo: The Largest List of Chat Acronyms & Text Shorthand), apps, PDF guides, and more.
The NetLingo brand of copyrighted information products contains words and phrases that describe the business, technology, and community of the online world, written by a woman in a unique layman's language so that everyone can understand. NetLingo also publishes the largest collection of chat acronyms and text shorthand.
Net lingo as a general two-word term describes the language that encompasses modern slang and online jargon, acronyms and smileys, and a variety of business-related expressions that execs use in the industry and that users see while watching TV or surfingonline. Thousands of new words have been created during the Internet era, coined by programmers, developers, designers, businesses, journalists, authors, users, and others, resulting in a unique kind of lingo. Millions of people in the world now interactonline, using this new language every day.
The term netlingo is trademarked and owned by NetLingo Inc.