If you regularly read newspapers, you have probably seen the term “Netizen” used many times on news sites, especially about Kpop. So What is netizen? What is knet? Let’s find out through this article by Chuuni Otaku.
1. WHAT IS NETIZEN?
The term Netizen is a combination of the two words “Net” (or Network) and “Citizen” meaning netizen or netizen. The word Netizen has two similar meanings:
- A citizen uses the Internet as a way of political participation and socialization (e.g., exchanging views, providing information, and voting).
- An Internet user trying to contribute to the development and use of the Internet. As a powerful medium of communication, the Internet seems to offer great possibilities for social change. It also creates a new culture and its own special problems, such as who will have access to it. Netizen refers to the Internet users, those who use and know the most about it, who are responsible for ensuring that it is used to build and promote freedom of expression and publicity.
2. WHAT IS KNET?
Knet is a community based on the Korean entertainment industry. It is the abbreviation of “Korean Net” which means Korean online community. Not only Korea, but anyone in the world who is interested in the Korean entertainment industry is called Knet.
Hopefully this article can help you learn more about frequently used terms on the Internet.