Internet vs Weblebrity - What's the difference?

internet | weblebrity |

As a noun weblebrity is

a person who has become famous on the internet.



Alternative forms



(en noun)
  • (lb) Any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol. (An intranet.)
  • (lb) The Internet, the largest global internet.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=27, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about "creating compelling content", or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing", "share the things you love with the world" and so on.}}
  • (lb) An internet connection, internet connectivity, access to the internet.
  • A fictitious unit of scoring, awarded for making outstanding posts.
  • * 2008 , Anonology, [// Re: Narconon Exposed tonight on Canadian TV] , alt.religion.scientology, Usenet
  • You did a nice job there Patty... you came off as intelligent, well-spoken, and concerned about the well being of the victims, in stark contrast to the self-serving, uncaring, unconcerned attitude of the Narconon spokeswoman. 100 internets for you!
  • * 2010 , Bilbo, [// Looking for a Billiard] , alt.smokers.pipes, Usenet
  • That's not a must, but 1000 internets go to the first person to find one.
  • * 2010 , [// Re: What Did You Watch? 2011-11-10 (Thursday)],, Usenet
  • You win one internet .
  • * 2011 , [// 10 Not So Insanely Great Things Apple Released Under Steve Jobs] ,, Usenet
  • I hope this is sarcastic. Otherwise -100 internets for you.
  • * 2013 , Devon H. O'Dell, [//], comp.os.plan9, Usenet
  • Do I win an internet ?

    Usage notes

    * When referring to the global internet, the term is frequently capitalized: Internet. Over time, however, this is becoming less common. * The internet, the world wide web, and cyberspace are often considered synonymous.

    Derived terms

    * interweb, interwebs * cable internet

    See also

    * Web *


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  • 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.