Top ten most annoying web words released by "Yougov"

June 22nd, 2007

Just two days after posting the “top ten most annoying habits of bloggers“, I am seeing that ‘Blog’ is listed as one of top ten most hated word spawned by internet. In the results of a poll published by yougov.  “Blog”, “netiquette”, “cookie” and “wiki”, some commonly used web words have been voted among the most irritating words spawned by the Internet.

Topping the list of words most hated by web users was folksonomy, a term for a web classification system. Blogosphere, the collective name for blogs or online journals, was second. Blog,netiquette and blook(a book based on a blog) were third,fourth and fifth.

British pollsters YouGov conducted the poll on behalf of web publisher Lulu.com. The poll was conducted for Lulu Blooker Prize, a literary award for books, which released the results in a statement. YouGov questioned 2,091 adults earlier this month for the poll. 

Here’s the list in full:

  1. folksonomy
  2. blogosphere
  3. blog
  4. netiquette
  5. blook
  6. webinar
  7. vlog
  8. social network
  9. cookie
  10. wiki, podcast and avatar




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