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THE IMPORTANCE OF LINGUISTIC CHANGES IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Adelina Hoxhaj

Abstract


These days, it’s hard to picture communication without such tools. However, the significance of this argument lies in how these advances have changed how we use language. Nowadays, acronyms like LOL, ASAP; OFC, etc. are nearly universally used. Even the term “Netizen,” or “citizen of the Internet,” is used to describe those who do their business and communicate regularly online. Language experts from all around the world are disputing whether these changes have had a negative effect or whether they have led to the formation of a universal language.

 Keywords: English, the Internet, vocabulary, linguistics, digital communication.


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