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People who use or operate the internet

access provider

noun

a company that provides a connection to the Internet

bloggerati

noun

people who write successful and popular blogs

chat group

noun

a group of people who regularly exchange messages on the Internet, especially people who share an interest

click farm

noun

a group of people who are hired to click on online advertisements or to ’like’ social networking pages in return for very low pay

cyberbully

noun

somebody who uses the Internet or a mobile phone to send messages or images to another person that are intended to frighten or upset them

cybernaut

noun

someone who likes using the Internet a lot

digerati

noun

people who have a lot of technical knowledge of computers and the Internet

digital immigrant

noun

someone who has not grown up using technology such as the Internet and mobile phones but has learned to use it later in life

digital native

noun

someone who has grown up using technology such as the Internet and mobile phones

discussion group

noun

a group of people who use the Internet to exchange ideas on a particular subject

dotcom

noun

a company that uses the Internet to sell its products and services

e-business

noun

a company that operates on the Internet

e-tailer

noun

a company that sells things on the Internet

hacktivist

noun

someone who changes information on websites or prevents people from using them for a period of time, in order to make a political protest

Internet service provider

noun

an ISP

ISP

noun

Internet service provider: a company that provides customers with a connection to the Internet

mouse potato

noun

someone who spends long periods of time using the Internet or playing computer games

nethead

noun

somebody who spends a lot of time on the Internet and knows a lot about it

netizen

noun

someone who spends a lot of time using the Internet

newbie

noun

someone who has just started to use the Internet

postmaster

noun

the person responsible for the computer on a network that sends, receives, and stores e-mail

service provider

noun

a company that provides customers with a connection to the Internet

silver surfer

noun

a senior citizen who uses the Internet

teleworker

noun

someone who works at home on a computer and communicates with their office or customers by telephone, fax, or email

troll

noun

someone who writes negative and hostile comments on a website in order to provoke people

user base

noun

the number of people who use a particular product or service, especially one available on the Internet

user group

noun

a group of people who are interested in computers and who share information using the Internet

visitor

noun

someone who looks at a particular page on the Internet

webhead

noun

someone who spends a lot of time using the Internet

webmaster

noun

someone whose job is to manage a website

web traffic

noun

the number of people visiting a particular website

blogger

noun

cyberloafer

noun

spammer

noun

splogger

noun

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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