Algorithm: You may notice you look something up online and the next day ads for similar items pop up? Or how is it that a social media platform decides among all the posts from your friends which show up first? The algorithm is generally blamed as the mechanism for determining these things.
Avatar: It’s not just a science fiction film or elemental cartoon show. It’s the photo that represents you on social media. Sometimes, it’s an actual photo of you as a person, or it might be a drawing, cartoon, image from a favorite movie or graphic novel. Anything you choose to represent a personality online.
Clickbait: “Clickbait is content that uses manipulative copy to convince users to click on it. Clickbait tends to rely on exaggeration and withholding information to push people into clicking. …’Doctors HATE him for using this one WEIRD TRICK…'” It ends up “being thin on actual content. Social networks like Facebook consider clickbait spammy and lower its reach accordingly.” (SOURCE: Falcon.io online).
Crowdsourcing: Getting an audience to vote on the name of a product or send something in for your site. The group online contributes information and content.
Crowdfunding: When people set up Gofundme or similar sites and pages to raise money for a project or cause online.
Direct Message (DM): You can post something publicly on someone’s timeline to communicate with them, or you can often talk to them in a direct message without the world seeing the conversation…