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Glossary - Web Trend Terms

Find out the difference between social networking and social bookmarking and what distinguishes a distributed web portal from a regular old-fashioned web portal.

What is Crowdsourcing?

What is Crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing is a term meaning work being done by a "crowd" of people, with the crowd generally being the public at large.

Games 2.0

Games 2.0 refers to the new browser-based games and the social gaming genre being built by social networks like Facebook.


Geotagging has been made popular by the increased use of Internet capable mobile devices with built-in GPS functionality.


A definition of micro-blogging.

Web Widget

An article explaining what web widgets are and how a web widget can be used including an explanation of how to add them to your website, blog, or personalized start page.

Social Networking

An explanation of social networking including the basic architecture of a social network.

Social Shopping / Shopping 2.0

What is social shopping explains the key elements of shopping 2.0 from product wikis to shopping social networks.

What is Net Neutrality?

What is net neutrality? Learn the ins and outs of how Internet service provides control web traffic and how it impact Web users.

YOLO Definition

YOLO Definition

GPOY Definition

GPOY is an acronym that stands for: “gratuitous picture of yourself.” The acronym is almost always followed by a photo that resembles a situation or action or character similar to the user who is sharing it.

Webinar Definition

"Webinar" is the shorter and trendier name for what is known as a web-based conference. A webinar can take the form of a presentation, workshop, interview, lecture or anything else that broadcasted to an audience of one or more people over the web.
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