Frolleague, technosexual, bootygrams, thumb-lashings, cyber-vetting, countergoogling. If you don't understand their meanings - you're languishing in the "beta generation".
British Airways' magazine - Business Life has identifed the digital dirt on the latest social networking buzzwords. Are you a technosexual...?
FROLLEAGUE: A colleague who's also "an online friend" (one word - defriend)
FRUPERVISOR: Being be-friended by your boss online
E-SNOOPING: (what the above mentioned frupervisor does)
HYPERVISIBILITY: Twitter, Skype, Facebook, Myspace, Smallworld...If you regularly use any of these you fit quite nicely in this definition.
TECHNOSEXUAL: In love with technology
SNF: Social Networking Fatigue
TEXTROVERTS: Expert messagers
TWEETS: Postings on Twitter (follow swide @ http://twitter.com/Swide)
BOOTYGRAMS: Late a night - home alone with Facebook? Online requests for love
THUMB-LASHING: SMS reprimands
BRICKBERRIES: Old, heavy cellphones
BETA-GENERATION: What you can consider yourself a part of - if you've never heard of any of the above...
Source: Business Life magazine