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facebook

verb; zero derivation
the act of using Facebook The Facebook is an online directory where college students can post profiles of themselves and browse other people’s profiles. The verb ‘facebook’ means to browse individual profiles, send messages, join/create groups, and make friends. This word can have a vague meaning, but it is a convenient way to compact all of these activities into one word.
 
I’ll facebook you.
Etymology : The noun form of facebook is a compound of the words face + book. This word further changed through the process of zero derivation, allowing it to be used as a verb.
Source : high school friend
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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