Monday, February 02, 2009

feature abuse

i have made my first ever contribution to urban dictionary: "feature abuse"

feature abuse

using a feature of something (device, website, etc.) for a purpose it wasn't meant for, to the point where it irritates other people.

eg: Having conversations in the comments section of someone's facebook photo is classic feature abuse.

btw, the coinage (yes, that's a real word that i didn't just make up) was inspired by a conversation on my facebook status.

3 postscripts ;:

Winnie the poohi said...

Interesting!! :)

Wd said...

Wow! could you give some more examples? I think u can write an entire post on feature abuse... it would make a good read!

Jadis said...

omg!!!
O__O