a.k.a. Netlingo, netlingo, net lingo
Founded in 1994 by Erin Jansen, the company NetLingo Inc. is an information provider which publishes and licenses award-winning, educational content. The term NETLINGO is trademarked and owned by NetLingo Inc. Several information products provide definitions of the online world of business, technology, and communication, including the book NetLingo: The Internet Dictionary, NetLingo: The List (book and iphone app) and the Web site NetLingo.com. The NetLingo brand of copyrighted information products contains words and phrases that describe the technology and community of the Internet, and the largest collection of text and chat acronyms.
Net lingo as a general two-word term describes the language that encompasses modern slang and online jargon, computer terms and technical explanations, acronyms and smileys, and a variety of business-related expressions that execs use in the industry and that users see while watching TV or surfing online. 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 interact online, using this new language every day.
NetLingo Classification: Net Organization
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