"As ever with the net, every year seems to bring with it a new word born out of how humans have turned technology into something useful for them.This year, "blog" was included for the first time in the US Merriam-Webster dictionary. It entered the Oxford English dictionary last year, reflecting its entry into mainstream language.
There are more than five million blogs, or online diaries, and the number is growing.
But increasingly, people are landing in hot water with employers over blogs about their work.
A new term has emerged as a result. According to UrbanDictionary.com, to be "dooced" means "losing your job for something you wrote in your online blog, journal, website, etc."