Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1999-2008

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Goizueta Business School, the business librarians thought it might be fun to explore the evolution of business terminology between 1919 and 2019. So each month we will post a blog identifying business words and concepts that were captured in theĀ Merriam-Webster Dictionary for the decades that GBS has been in operation. Here is our ninth entry, business-speak from 1999-2008!

1999 blog / carbon footprint / clickbait / texting / microgreen / social networking / webinar

2000 google / RSS / TiVo / siloed

2001 click fraud / Internet of Things

2002 airplane mode / thumb drive

2003 climate change denier / net neutrality / electronic cigarette

2004 life hack / paywall / podcast / social media

2005 microblogging / on-brand / ransomware

2006 crowdfunding / crowdsourcing/ gamification

2007 netbook / sharing economy

2008 bitcoin