Slang term used to describe online harassment, which can be in the form of flames, comments made in chat rooms, the sending of offensive or cruel e-mail, or even harassing others by posting on blogs, Web pages or social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook or MySpace. Unlike physical bullying, cyberbullying can often be difficult to track as the cyberbully — the person responsible for the acts of cyberbullying — can remain anonymous when threatening others online.
A slang term used to describe the emerging culture of those who are networked in cyberspace. It is a society of people who use computer networks for communication.
A person who works online, usually as a volunteer, answering users questions and providing assistance to a new user (newbie) in online chat rooms and Internet discussion forums.
A slang term used to describe a lawyer who is an expert on the law as it relates to online communications. Other industry-related cyber words include cyberlaw and cyber forensics.
Cyberlibel is a term used to describe defamation that takes place in cyberspace, meaning through the Internet. This includes false and damaging statements made about another person through e-mail, message boards, blogs, chatrooms, on Web sites, or any other Internet-based communication medium.
Slang term used to describe employees who surf the net, write e-mail or other Internet-elated activities at work that are not related to their job. These activities are performed during periods of time when they are being paid by their employer. The individual is called a cyberloaf(er), while the act is cyberloafing. Same as cyberslacking.