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Facebooking (1)

verb; derivation
To be in use of the social network Facebook.com
 
Used in a younger cyberspace context to describe the act of using the social network, Facebook. Typically used to describe using Facebook as a procrastination tool when one should be working on something else more important. Speaker likely coined word to indicate the need for a verb for the act of being on Facebook.
Etymology : Name for social network "Facebook" plus present progressive suffix "ing"
Source : "I'm Facebooking… but I should really be writing my paper" Conversation with roommate 10/13/10
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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