2021 has been the year that has given rise to new words in our vocabulary to reflect the changing technology scene. NFTs, Web3, DeFi and metaverse: here are some of the tech buzzwords that have emerged this year and their meaning. 👇 euronews.com/next/2021/12/27…
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NFT was made the word of the year by Collins Dictionary in 2021. But do you know what it actually stands for? Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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After Facebook changed the name of its parent company to Meta, setting out its ambitions in the virtual world, the word has been on everybody’s lips. #metaverse Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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Virtual reality has given rise to the abbreviation IRL (In Real Life). It refers to something real and an experience outside the virtual world. But you already knew it, didn't you? Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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A big theme in the tech industry is #decentralisation, meaning transferring power from governments and big companies into the hands of users. Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr

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What is #DeFI? Short for decentralised finance, it is a financial system that removes the need for banks or centralised intermediaries to execute transactions. Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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.#Web3: Is the world ready for it? Let us know in the comment section. Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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Altcoin covers all cryptocurrencies aside from #Bitcoin. These include the second-best performing crypto #Ethereum and #Dogecoin, the crypto created as a meme. Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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Hypersonic is an adjective that relates to anything that can travel faster than five times the speed of sound. Read more 👉cutt.ly/vUnK2tr
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What is your favourite tech buzzword of the year? #2021 Let us know below, and read our full coverage: euronews.com/next