Famous vs Weblebrity - What's the difference?

famous | weblebrity |


As an adjective famous

is well known.

As a noun weblebrity is

a person who has become famous on the internet.

famous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words

    weblebrity

    English

    Noun

    (weblebrities)
  • A person who has become famous on the Internet
  • *2001 , Beth Lisick, This too can be yours :
  • I've told her how I get like 13000 hits a day and that if things work out with us, she could be a weblebrity too, but she's not buying it.
  • *2010 , Kevin Nalty, David Meerman Scott, Beyond Viral :
  • My passion, combined with my unique role as a hybrid career marketer and weblebrity , gives me a unique peek into how small companies and large brands can engage successfully in online video.
  • *2010 , Joseph Jaffe, Flip the Funnel :
  • We're living in a world where anyone has the potential for 15 minutes or streams of fame; this is the rise and era of the weblebrity , as I call the elite few who get more views on YouTube than Nike or even Apple.