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What Is Copypasta?

Have you ever seen a random block of text online that made absolutely no sense? It may have been a copypasta: a unique type of internet meme. Let’s take a look at where this tasty-sounding term originates and an example of wh…

What Is a “Bump” On the Internet?

Bumping can be one of the most annoying practices on the internet. If you’ve ever seen someone spam “bump” on a post for seemingly no reason, here’s why, and what they’re trying to communicate.

What Is an Internet Fandom?

Have you seen people on the internet discussing the “fandoms” they’re a part of? Fandoms are some of the most powerful forces on the internet. Here’s what these devoted fanbases are and how they bring people together….

What Does “Touch Grass” Mean?

Have you ever been told to “touch grass” after a heated internet fight? Don’t worry, you don’t need to go to your local park for this. Here’s what the phrase means and how you can use it properly.

What Does “Rent Free” Mean Online?

This internet slang phrase has nothing to do with a free place to stay for the night. Rent free has become one of the internet’s most beloved insults in recent years, and here’s why.

What Does IK Mean, and How Do You Use It?

Has someone sent you the letters “IK” in response to your informative message? It’s the easiest way to convey that you’re not out of the loop. Here’s what this acronym means and how to use it in your next text conversation….

What Does XD Mean, and How Do You Use It?

Don’t be fooled—XD is not an acronym! It’s a great way to express yourself on the internet without busting out the emoji keyboard. Here’s what this text-based emoji means and how you can start using it….
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