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Overshare is New Word of the Year :comments

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Tags: production, Video sharing, Voyeurism

Hey everyone, I just found out - while having a pitch be turned down by a magazine editor - that “overshare” has been named word of the year by Webster’s.

As they write:

overshare (verb): to divulge excessive personal information, as in a blog or broadcast interview, prompting reactions ranging from alarmed discomfort to approval.

Wow! Peep culture now has an offical verb! Below is the video Webster’s released on YouTube and elsewhere in an attempt to overshare their selection of overshare as the word of the year.

 

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Did I tell you about my colon?

Oh, you mean “overshare” is a bad thing …

By Marie on 2008 12 02

Overshare, well this is the first time I have ever heard of this new word. It’s actually cool, very usable, and perhaps will include it in my vocabulary often, as a lot of people in fact do overshare on everything. “You’re oversharing.” Hopefully that won’t run people the wrong way.

By Store Supplies on 2009 12 18

 

  

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