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Reputation Management Terms & Definitions

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Term Definition
Flaming
To engage in an online argument usually involving unfounded personal attacks by one or more parties.
Gamer tag
The nickname a user has chosen to be identified by when playing Internet games.
Graymail
Graymail refers to unwanted email messages that do not otherwise meet the criteria of spam. Typically, graymail consists of emails from entities with whom the user has registered or signed up for regular email notifications. Graymail often includes newsletters, mailing lists and membership announcements, and forum updates.
Griefers
Internet gamers that intentionally cause problems or cyberbully other gamers.
Grooming
This refers to techniques by sexual predators to get to know and seduce their victims in preparation for sexual abuse.
GTG
GTG means Got to go.
Hacktivists
"Hacktivists" are activists that use various hacking methods to spread their political viewpoints, usually by breaking into social media accounts of prominent individuals or attacking prominent websites.
happy slapping
Happy Slapping is the practice where a group of people assault a stranger (in real life and at random) while capturing the incident on a mobile device.  The purpose is to circulate the image or video online.

"The show Jackass is an example of happy slapping."
Identity Theft
the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain.
IKR
IKR means I know, right.
ILY
ILY means I love you.
Internet Relay Chat
A real-time (i.e. live) chat facility allowing multiple people to communicate via messaging simultaneously.
Libel
...simply libel is written defamation.
LMAO
LMFAO means Laughing my *a* off.
LMK
LMK means Let me know.
Malware
This is MALicious softWARE or computer code, which is harmful.  Tojans, worms, spyware, adware, etc.— are designed to damage the computer, network or to collect information.
Monitoring Software
Software products that allow parents to monitor or track the websites or e-mail messages that a child visits or reads.
Netiquette
The manners one has while interacting courteously with others online.  Using all CAPS - is equivalent to to shouting and is considered bad netiquette.
NVM
NVM means Never mind.
OFC
OFC means Of course.