dictionary just got more social media savvy

Posted: May 27th 2014

Category: Anti-Virus News

The dictionary just got more social media savvy. Merriam-Webster added "selfie" and "unfriend," among others, as new words for 2014. Do you use these terms? Tell us below!


Hashtag, Selfie, Unfriend: the New Words of 2014
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You probably know what a "selfie" is, but what about "gamification"? Both words from the corners of technology and social media are among the 150 that Merriam-Webster said Monday it is adding to its collegiate dictionary. "So many of these new words show the impact of online connectivity to our lives and livelihoods," Peter Sokolowski, editor at large, wrote on the company's website.

[Read the original article @ McAfee]

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