lundi 25 avril 2011

Word of the Week – cybergenic

Le présent billet a été rédigé par Jonathan Goldberg, que je remercie. Une traduction en français sera publiée prochainement sur ce blog.

Here is a definition of cybergenic: Exhibiting qualities thought to be attractive to internet users (Wiktionary).


He’s all fluff and no content.
 Kennedy, the first telegenic President, and Obama, the first cybergenic President

Obama finds Facebook headquarters a friendly place –
Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2011

Friendly banter

 "My name is Barack Obama, and I’m the guy who got Mark to wear a jacket and tie," said President Obama during a town hall meeting with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is known for his casual attire. (Jim Young, Reuters / April 20, 2011)

Other “genic” words: photogenic, mediagenic 

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