Web’s Most Aggravating Terms

June 26, 2007

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Europe & Middle East | Social Media

Among the most contempt-eliciting words spawned by the web are the most familiar – blog, cookie, social network – according to a YouGov poll for Lulu.com, reports E-consultancy.

A less familiar one, but the one most likely to make one “wince, shudder or want to bang your head on the keyboard” is “folksonomy,” which refers to a web classification system.

The top 10 most annoying web words:

1. Folksonomy
2. Blogosphere
3. Blog
4. Netiquette
5. Blook
6. Webinar
7. Vlog
8. Social network
9. Cookie
10. Wiki, podcast and avatar

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